A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Stella in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 120 km (75 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/01/21 / 2021-01-31 08:42:12 / January 31, 2021 @ 8:42 am. Exact location of earthquake, -67.2835° West, 18.2898° North, depth 120 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2021031001. Unique identifier: pr2021031001. The 3.22-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:42:12 / 8:42 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ponce, Florida, Estancias de Florida.
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 twenty-one, in the past 30 days seventy-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 5 km SW of Stella, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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