A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Luquillo in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/11/20 / 2020-11-08 11:27:39 / November 8, 2020 @ 11:27 am. The temblor was picked up at 11:27:39 / 11:27 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020313005. Event ids that are associated: pr2020313005. Exact location of event, longitude -65.3946 West, latitude 19.0451 North, depth = 28 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Culebra, Luquillo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 81 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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