A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000d4sd. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d4sd. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/01/21 / 2021-01-01 10:57:28 / January 1, 2021 @ 10:57 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9085 West, latitude 17.9501 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 10:57:28 / 10:57 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Toa Alta, San Antonio, Guayama (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seventy-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and four and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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