A minor earthquake magnitude 3.34 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Emajagua in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2021015017. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021015017. The temblor was detected at 19:53:40 / 7:53 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -65.7091° West, latitude 17.8728° North, depth = 4 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 19:53:40 / January 15, 2021 @ 7:53 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Levittown, Candelaria Arenas, Toa Alta. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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