A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 76 kilometers (47 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/01/21 / 2021-01-29 01:36:01 / January 29, 2021 @ 1:36 am. Exact location of earthquake, -67.6846° West, 18.9032° North, depth 35 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dcsc. Id of event: us6000dcsc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:36:01 / 1:36 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguada, Rincón, Aguadilla (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 76 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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