A minor earthquake magnitude 3.42 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Luquillo in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25 km (16 miles). The 3.42-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:29:56 / 10:29 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020313002. Id of event: pr2020313002. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/11/20 / 2020-11-08 10:29:56 / November 8, 2020 @ 10:29 am. Exact location of event, depth 25 km, -65.4555° West, 18.9965° North.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Río Grande (c. 13 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Canovanas (c. 8 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from San Isidro (c. 8 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Canovanas, Santa Barbara, San Isidro (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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