A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:58:42 / 6:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/01/21 / 2021-01-04 18:58:42 / January 4, 2021 @ 6:58 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d5iv. Id of event: us6000d5iv. Exact location, longitude -66.8009° West, latitude 17.959° North, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Candelaria Arenas, Candelaria, Dorado. Event epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km SSE of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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