A minor earthquake magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. The 3.11-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:28:57 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8438 West, latitude 17.9148 North, depth = 11 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/01/21 / 2021-01-12 00:28:57 / January 12, 2021 @ 12:28 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr2021012000. Event ids that are associated: pr2021012000.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Cidra, Guayama (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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