A minor earthquake magnitude 3.29 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d5iv, pr2021004015. Unique identifier: pr2021004015. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/01/21 / 2021-01-04 18:58:42 / January 4, 2021 @ 6:58 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8083 West, latitude 17.9453 North, depth = 11 km. The temblor was reported at 18:58:42 / 6:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 22 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Candelaria Arenas, Candelaria, Dorado. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km SSE of Indios, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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