A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Puerto Real in Puerto Rico. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:27:43 / 5:27 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/11/16 / 2016-11-25 22:27:43 / November 25, 2016 @ 10:27 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 59 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 59 km, -67.8947° West, 18.0331° North. Unique identifier: pr16330006. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16330006.
The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Cabo Rojo (c. 10 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Puerto Real (c. 6 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cabo Rojo, Rincón, Puerto Real (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 75 km W of Puerto Real, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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