A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.57 (ml/mb) was reported 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Luquillo in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The 3.57-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:51:09 / 6:51 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2021031014. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2021031014. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/01/21 / 2021-01-31 18:51:09 / January 31, 2021 @ 6:51 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 51 km, -65.4261° West, 19.0075° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 51 km (32 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Isidro, Río Grande, Loíza. Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Río Grande (c. 13 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Isidro (c. 8 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Loíza (c. 4 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 76 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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