A minor earthquake magnitude 3.49 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Potala Pastillo in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021010009. Id of event: pr2021010009. The 3.49-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:19:16 / 6:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.5045 West, latitude 17.9975 North, depth = 4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4 km (2 miles). Global time and date of event 10/01/21 / 2021-01-10 18:19:16 / January 10, 2021 @ 6:19 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguadilla, Río Grande, Punta Santiago (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km NW of Potala Pastillo, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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