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2008 Earthquake Count in South American Area - October to November

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The following information is taken from the Earthquakes Hazard program maintained by USGS and mapped on South America Region (scroll down).

Earthquake information is added weekly. Number of earthquakes, listed by the USG, since January 1, 2008: 1909 .

Earthquake Rating:

  • Micro: Under 2 - Generally not felt
  • Minor: Less than 3.5 - Generally not felt, but recorded
  • Light: 3.5-5.4 - Often felt, but rarely causes damage
  • Moderate: Under 6.0 - At most slight damage to well-designed buildings. Can cause major damage to poorly constructed buildings over small regions
  • Strong: 6.1-6.9 - Can be destructive in areas up to about 100 kilometers across where people live
  • Major: 7.0-7.9 - Major earthquake. Can cause serious damage over larger areas
  • Great: 8 or greater - Great earthquake. Can cause serious damage in areas several hundred kilometers across.

NUMBER MAG DATE UTC-TIME LAT LON DEPTH region
y/m/d h:m:s

  1. 3.1 2008/11/02 23:52:44 19.538 -66.354 13.6 PUERTO RICO REGION
  2. 3.1 2008/11/02 23:49:44 19.499 -66.296 42.2 PUERTO RICO REGION
  3. 3.1 2008/11/02 23:33:28 19.535 -66.315 15.0 PUERTO RICO REGION
  4. 3.0 2008/11/02 23:31:38 19.412 -66.284 12.8 PUERTO RICO REGION
  5. 3.3 2008/11/02 23:28:48 19.451 -66.401 16.6 PUERTO RICO REGION
  6. 3.2 2008/11/02 23:25:47 19.332 -66.326 15.0 PUERTO RICO REGION
  7. 3.0 2008/11/02 23:21:58 19.563 -66.266 13.3 PUERTO RICO REGION
  8. 3.1 2008/11/02 23:20:34 19.497 -66.340 13.7 PUERTO RICO REGION
  9. 3.2 2008/11/02 23:17:49 19.457 -66.320 11.6 PUERTO RICO REGION
  10. 3.0 2008/11/02 23:16:34 19.032 -66.674 90.0 PUERTO RICO REGION
  11. 3.2 2008/11/02 23:10:11 19.228 -66.289 81.6 PUERTO RICO REGION
  12. 3.3 2008/11/02 23:01:57 19.521 -66.233 50.9 PUERTO RICO REGION
  13. 3.4 2008/11/02 22:59:53 19.507 -66.316 15.0 PUERTO RICO REGION
  14. 3.3 2008/11/02 22:55:59 19.487 -66.267 11.5 PUERTO RICO REGION
  15. 3.1 2008/11/02 22:54:45 19.530 -66.267 43.6 PUERTO RICO REGION
  16. 3.2 2008/11/02 22:53:14 19.387 -66.350 44.3 PUERTO RICO REGION
  17. 3.2 2008/11/02 22:50:47 19.132 -64.569 34.6 VIRGIN ISLANDS REGION
  18. 3.5 2008/11/02 22:41:11 19.557 -66.338 15.0 PUERTO RICO REGION
  19. 3.3 2008/11/02 22:36:07 19.366 -66.249 13.0 PUERTO RICO REGION
  20. 3.1 2008/11/02 22:31:58 19.466 -66.211 55.8 PUERTO RICO REGION
  21. 3.3 2008/11/02 22:25:31 19.438 -66.321 15.0 PUERTO RICO REGION
  22. 3.3 2008/11/02 22:19:24 19.457 -66.230 0.0 PUERTO RICO REGION
  23. 3.2 2008/11/02 22:08:47 19.111 -66.256 10.0 PUERTO RICO REGION
  24. 3.3 2008/11/02 22:01:43 19.547 -66.321 47.6 PUERTO RICO REGION
  25. 2.7 2008/11/02 21:59:40 18.948 -63.986 56.2 VIRGIN ISLANDS REGION
  26. 2.9 2008/11/02 21:56:16 19.004 -64.137 59.1 VIRGIN ISLANDS REGION
  27. 2.8 2008/11/02 21:48:35 19.439 -66.341 10.2 PUERTO RICO REGION
  28. 3.6 2008/11/02 21:45:20 19.421 -66.367 6.1 PUERTO RICO REGION
  29. 3.0 2008/11/02 21:43:16 19.648 -66.485 25.1 PUERTO RICO REGION
  30. 3.4 2008/11/02 21:41:46 19.465 -66.326 35.5 PUERTO RICO REGION
  31. 3.0 2008/11/02 21:40:39 19.566 -66.253 45.5 PUERTO RICO REGION
  32. 3.1 2008/11/02 21:39:04 19.576 -66.190 42.0 PUERTO RICO REGION
  33. 2.9 2008/11/02 21:38:10 19.526 -66.276 83.5 PUERTO RICO REGION
  34. 3.0 2008/11/02 21:36:38 19.521 -66.317 55.7 PUERTO RICO REGION
  35. 2.9 2008/11/02 21:28:27 19.464 -66.322 29.8 PUERTO RICO REGION
  36. 2.9 2008/11/02 21:20:25 19.473 -66.219 42.6 PUERTO RICO REGION
  37. 2.8 2008/11/02 21:15:16 18.465 -66.599 139.3 PUERTO RICO
  38. 2.8 2008/11/02 21:13:24 19.522 -66.365 70.7 PUERTO RICO REGION
  39. 2.8 2008/11/02 21:09:52 19.211 -66.292 65.7 PUERTO RICO REGION
  40. 2.7 2008/11/02 21:09:49 19.425 -66.248 55.0 PUERTO RICO REGION
  41. 3.5 2008/11/02 21:05:20 19.511 -66.369 48.9 PUERTO RICO REGION
  42. 3.2 2008/11/02 21:02:36 19.515 -66.261 47.0 PUERTO RICO REGION
  43. 3.4 2008/11/02 21:01:02 19.650 -66.282 21.1 PUERTO RICO REGION
  44. 2.9 2008/11/02 20:59:49 18.881 -66.293 90.3 PUERTO RICO REGION
  45. 3.0 2008/11/02 20:58:32 19.529 -66.366 41.2 PUERTO RICO REGION
  46. 2.9 2008/11/02 20:56:58 19.423 -66.367 32.4 PUERTO RICO REGION
  47. 3.3 2008/11/02 20:48:57 19.559 -66.383 45.5 PUERTO RICO REGION
  48. 3.0 2008/11/02 20:46:16 19.523 -66.292 8.8 PUERTO RICO REGION
  49. 5.3 2008/11/02 20:42:37 19.431 -66.383 10.0 PUERTO RICO REGION
  50. 3.2 2008/11/02 19:54:20 19.372 -66.293 97.9 PUERTO RICO REGION
  51. 3.1 2008/11/02 18:09:10 19.173 -64.889 46.5 VIRGIN ISLANDS REGION
  52. 2.8 2008/11/02 13:54:02 19.227 -64.820 44.9 VIRGIN ISLANDS REGION
  53. 2.8 2008/11/02 11:54:20 17.956 -66.425 7.1 PUERTO RICO REGION
  54. 4.8 2008/11/02 08:05:21 17.229 -62.419 10.0 SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS REG., LEEWARD ISL.
  55. 2.8 2008/11/02 04:33:04 19.144 -66.124 27.8 PUERTO RICO REGION
  56. 4.5 2008/11/01 20:40:30 -12.356 -76.893 50.3 NEAR THE COAST OF CENTRAL PERU
  57. 2.6 2008/11/01 19:04:31 18.468 -67.363 41.7 MONA PASSAGE, PUERTO RICO
  58. 4.4 2008/11/01 17:02:04 7.979 -77.342 36.9 PANAMA-COLOMBIA BORDER REGION
  59. 2.9 2008/11/01 13:55:19 18.556 -64.922 115.3 VIRGIN ISLANDS REGION
  60. 2.8 2008/11/01 13:16:44 17.839 -65.117 15.0 VIRGIN ISLANDS REGION
  61. 3.1 2008/11/01 04:18:28 19.026 -64.897 54.0 VIRGIN ISLANDS REGION
  62. 3.1 2008/11/01 01:36:46 19.466 -66.341 50.6 PUERTO RICO REGION
  63. 3.0 2008/11/01 00:48:28 18.424 -68.089 92.2 MONA PASSAGE, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
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