A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.48 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -65.241° West, 18.9258° North, depth 24 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/01/21 / 2021-01-17 15:25:37 / January 17, 2021 @ 3:25 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d0xc, pr2021017018. Unique identifier: pr2021017018. The temblor was reported at 15:25:37 / 3:25 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). Event epicenter was 80 km (49 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cruz Bay, Fajardo, Luquillo (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 69 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico.
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