A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Arecibo in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2017330005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017330005. The temblor was detected at 06:07:55 / 6:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.6876° West, 19.1123° North, depth 62 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/11/17 / 2017-11-26 10:07:55 / November 26, 2017 @ 10:07 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isabela, Quebradillas, Barceloneta (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 70 km N of Arecibo, Puerto Rico.
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