A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -67.1519 West, latitude 19.1269 North, depth = 32.82 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:28:34 / 1:28 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000ddvs. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ddvs. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/02/21 / 2021-02-02 13:28:34 / February 2, 2021 @ 1:28 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32.82 km (20 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rincón, Arecibo, Aguada (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 70 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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