A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.42 (ml/mb) was reported 113 km N of Suárez, Puerto Rico (70 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/01/21 / 2021-01-08 07:16:47 / January 8, 2021 @ 7:16 am. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2021008006. Unique identifier: pr2021008006. Exact location, longitude -65.6521° West, latitude 19.4408° North, depth = 29 km. The 3.42-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:16:47 / 7:16 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 113 km N of Suárez, Puerto Rico.
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