A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) was reported 35 kilometers (22 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.2955 West, latitude 18.7493 North, depth = 16 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:01:27 / 6:01 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/01/21 / 2021-01-21 06:01:27 / January 21, 2021 @ 6:01 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16 km (10 miles). Event id: pr2021021002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021021002.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Germán, Puerto Real, Cabo Rojo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 35 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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