A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Loiza in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 21/11/19 / 2019-11-21 11:47:47 / November 21, 2019 @ 11:47 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 07:47:47 / 7:47 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -65.8791° West, 18.9576° North, depth 7 km. Event id: pr2019325021. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019325021.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gurabo, Vega Baja, Vega Alta (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop). 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 58 km N of Loiza, Puerto Rico.
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