A minor earthquake magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/01/21 / 2021-01-13 12:00:37 / January 13, 2021 @ 12:00 pm. The temblor was reported at 12:00:37 / 12:00 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2021013004. Event ids that are associated: us6000d80b, pr2021013004. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8435 West, latitude 17.9238 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Guayama, Cidra. The epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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