A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.36 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Monday. Id of earthquake: pr2021011007. Event ids that are associated: pr2021011007. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8391 West, latitude 18.0061 North, depth = 13 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/01/21 / 2021-01-11 09:48:51 / January 11, 2021 @ 9:48 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 09:48:51 / 9:48 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ingenio, Candelaria Arenas, Candelaria (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 2 km WNW of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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