A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.25 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.877° West, 17.8411° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/01/21 / 2021-01-19 00:49:05 / January 19, 2021 @ 12:49 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 00:49:05 / 12:49 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2021019001. Event ids that are associated: pr2021019001.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Corozal, Cayey, Comerío (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 14 km SSE of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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