A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.54 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Luquillo in Puerto Rico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/02/21 / 2021-02-01 01:59:25 / February 1, 2021 @ 1:59 am. The temblor was detected at 01:59:25 / 1:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 25 km, -65.391° West, 19.0436° North. Event id: pr2021032002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ddji, pr2021032002.
Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fajardo, Culebra, Luquillo (min 5000 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 fifteen, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days sixty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 81 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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