A minor earthquake magnitude 3.25 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Carrizales in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 02:18:59 / 2:18 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17 km (11 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.7578° West, 18.6031° North, depth 17 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/01/21 / 2021-01-10 02:18:59 / January 10, 2021 @ 2:18 am. Id of earthquake: pr2021010000. Event ids that are associated: us6000d74c, pr2021010000.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Isabel, Aguas Buenas, Cidra. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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