A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Monday. Unique identifier: pr2021032012. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2021032012. The temblor was detected at 21:17:58 / 9:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.7853° West, latitude 17.9591° North, depth = 12 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Global time and date of event 01/02/21 / 2021-02-01 21:17:58 / February 1, 2021 @ 9:17 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ingenio, Aguas Buenas, Candelaria Arenas.
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 ten, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, eight hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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