A minor earthquake magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Id of earthquake: pr2021002009. Event ids that are associated: us6000d4zg, pr2021002009. The epicenter was at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/01/21 / 2021-01-02 10:04:10 / January 2, 2021 @ 10:04 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8666° West, 17.9835° North, depth 13 km. The 3.19-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:04:10 / 10:04 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guayama, Toa Alta, San Antonio (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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 eight, in the last 10 days seventy-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and ten and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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