A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Aguadilla in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Id of earthquake: pr16331004. Event ids that are associated: pr16331004. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:13:42 / 1:13 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/11/16 / 2016-11-26 06:13:42 / November 26, 2016 @ 6:13 am. Exact location of event, longitude -67.5569 West, latitude 18.7415 North, depth = 105 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 105 km (65 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hatillo, Hormigueros, Las Marías (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 54 km NW of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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