A minor earthquake magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 08/01/21 / 2021-01-08 20:48:04 / January 8, 2021 @ 8:48 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.6128° West, 17.9565° North, depth 6 km. The temblor was detected at 20:48:04 / 8:48 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021008021. Id of event: pr2021008021.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rincón, Juncos, Yabucoa. Epicenter of the event was 78 km (48 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Nearby 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 thirty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km S of Ponce, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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