A minor earthquake magnitude 3.56 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Loiza in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20 km (12 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019325001. Id of event: pr2019325001. The temblor was picked up at 01:33:23 / 1:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 20 km, -65.7888° West, 19.0758° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/11/19 / 2019-11-21 05:33:23 / November 21, 2019 @ 5:33 am.
The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dorado, Bayamón, Fajardo (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 71 km N of Loiza, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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