A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.52 (ml/mb) was reported 127 km N of Suárez, Puerto Rico (79 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 42 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 22/01/21 / 2021-01-22 03:34:15 / January 22, 2021 @ 3:34 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021022000. Id of event: pr2021022000. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.661 West, latitude 19.5643 North, depth = 42 km. The 3.52-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:34:15 / 3:34 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 127 km N of Suárez, Puerto Rico.
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