A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) was reported 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Tierras Nuevas Poniente in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 07/11/19 / 2019-11-07 01:31:43 / November 7, 2019 @ 1:31 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2019311000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019311000. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.4483 West, latitude 19.0428 North, depth = 8 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:31:43 / 9:31 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ciales, Bayamón, Florida (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-eight and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 64 km N of Tierras Nuevas Poniente, Puerto Rico.
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