A minor earthquake magnitude 3.49 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The temblor was detected at 04:24:46 / 4:24 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2021027003. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2021027003. Exact location of event, depth 6 km, -67.2176° West, 19.2126° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/01/21 / 2021-01-27 04:24:46 / January 27, 2021 @ 4:24 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isabela. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 80 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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