A minor earthquake magnitude 3.49 (ml/mb) strikes 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Stella in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 144 km, -67.6333° West, 18.1938° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 144 km (89 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020319000. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cetb, pr2020319000. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/11/20 / 2020-11-14 03:27:44 / November 14, 2020 @ 3:27 am. The temblor was detected at 03:27:44 / 3:27 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lares, Guánica, Quebradillas. Event epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days three thousand, one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 43 km WSW of Stella, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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