A minor earthquake magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 20/01/21 / 2021-01-20 01:52:29 / January 20, 2021 @ 1:52 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 01:52:29 / 1:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.012 West, latitude 17.9446 North, depth = 5 km. Event id: pr2021020001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021020001. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coco, Barranquitas, Manatí (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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