A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.59 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 87 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (54 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 64 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 09:32:42 / 9:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/01/21 / 2021-01-27 09:32:42 / January 27, 2021 @ 9:32 am. Exact location, longitude -67.3803° West, latitude 19.2336° North, depth = 64 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021027008. Id of event: pr2021027008.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 ten, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 87 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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