A minor earthquake magnitude 3.48 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000ddhc, pr2021031020. Unique identifier: pr2021031020. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.359 West, latitude 19.0436 North, depth = 28 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/01/21 / 2021-01-31 21:14:31 / January 31, 2021 @ 9:14 pm. The temblor was reported at 21:14:31 / 9:14 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Luquillo, Culebra (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days sixty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 82 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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