A minor earthquake magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Candelero Arriba in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 23:43:55 / 11:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -65.8203° West, 18.1115° North, depth 67 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/12/17 / 2017-12-13 03:43:55 / December 13, 2017 @ 3:43 am. Id of earthquake: pr2017347002. Event ids that are associated: pr2017347002. The epicenter was at a depth of 67 km (42 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manatí, Ciales, Juana Díaz. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km ENE of Candelero Arriba, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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