A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) was reported 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Rincón in Puerto Rico on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). Unique identifier: pr2021011020. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2021011020. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.7178 West, latitude 18.8003 North, depth = 7 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/21 / 2021-01-11 23:22:04 / January 11, 2021 @ 11:22 pm. The temblor was reported at 23:22:04 / 11:22 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop), Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela, Moca, Punta Cana (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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