A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Loiza in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019324003. Id of event: pr2019324003. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.11-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:24:01 / 10:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 24 km, -65.8153° West, 19.0695° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/11/19 / 2019-11-20 02:24:01 / November 20, 2019 @ 2:24 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cataño (c. 28 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Río Grande (c. 13 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Levittown, Luquillo, Carolina.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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