A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from La Alianza in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 133 km (83 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -66.6003° West, 18.3705° North, depth 133 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/11/16 / 2016-11-21 04:27:12 / November 21, 2016 @ 4:27 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 00:27:12 / 12:27 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr16326003. Unique identifier: pr16326003.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Río Grande, Las Piedras, Loíza (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km S of La Alianza, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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