A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Monday. The 3.15-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:19:32 / 3:19 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2021018000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021018000. Exact location, longitude -66.8371° West, latitude 17.9251° North, depth = 14 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14 km (9 miles). Global time and date of event 18/01/21 / 2021-01-18 03:19:32 / January 18, 2021 @ 3:19 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 25 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Guayama, Cidra (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days one hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
Questions or comments?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km SSW of Indios, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2021 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.