A minor earthquake magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Vieques in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/01/19 / 2019-01-02 09:36:16 / January 2, 2019 @ 9:36 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -65.6495° West, latitude 18.9221° North, depth = 49 km. Id of earthquake: pr2019002010. Event ids that are associated: pr2019002010. The 3.21-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:36:16 / 5:36 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 49 km (30 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Naguabo, Guaynabo, Bayamón (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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