A minor earthquake magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) strikes 55 kilometers (34 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c8ls, pr2020305001. Id of event: pr2020305001. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/10/20 / 2020-10-31 11:34:19 / October 31, 2020 @ 11:34 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 11:34:19 / 11:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.507 West, latitude 18.8123 North, depth = 30 km.
Epicenter of the event was 78 km (49 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Camuy, Mayagüez, San Sebastián.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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: 55 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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