A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) was reported Puerto Rico region kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico region on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/01/21 / 2021-01-12 14:03:40 / January 12, 2021 @ 2:03 pm. Exact location, longitude -66.79° West, latitude 17.9053° North, depth = 6 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:03:40 / 2:03 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2021012012. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021012012.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pájaros, San Antonio, Toa Alta (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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