A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.44 (ml/mb) was reported 101 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico (63 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 45 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 20:13:37 / 8:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -65.2893° West, latitude 19.2165° North, depth = 45 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/01/21 / 2021-01-17 20:13:37 / January 17, 2021 @ 8:13 pm. Event id: pr2021017023. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021017023.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 101 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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