A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Esperanza in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr2020305004. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020305004. The epicenter was at a depth of 3 km (2 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/10/20 / 2020-10-31 20:22:54 / October 31, 2020 @ 8:22 pm. The temblor was picked up at 20:22:54 / 8:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.6148 West, latitude 17.9338 North, depth = 3 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coamo, Pájaros, San Juan.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 23 km SW of Esperanza, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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