A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.29 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Luquillo in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020313003. Id of event: pr2020313003. The temblor was detected at 11:08:16 / 11:08 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/11/20 / 2020-11-08 11:08:16 / November 8, 2020 @ 11:08 am. Exact location of earthquake, -65.3986° West, 18.992° North, depth 42 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 42 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Río Grande, Loíza, Fajardo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Río Grande (c. 13 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Loíza (c. 4 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 76 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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