A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.27 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Luquillo in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/01/21 / 2021-01-31 21:26:30 / January 31, 2021 @ 9:26 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2021031018. Unique identifier: pr2021031018. Exact location, longitude -65.4221° West, latitude 19.025° North, depth = 30 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:26:30 / 9:26 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 30 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Loíza, Fajardo, Culebra. Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Loíza (c. 4 300 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop).
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 nine, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-three 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: 78 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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