A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 97 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico (60 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:21:57 / 4:21 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr16331010. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16331010. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/11/16 / 2016-11-26 20:21:57 / November 26, 2016 @ 8:21 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -67.0664° West, 19.3773° North, depth 48 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 97 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico.
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