A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -67.2318° West, latitude 19.1815° North, depth = 4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4 km (2 miles). Unique identifier: pr2021034013. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2021034013. The temblor was reported at 17:12:13 / 5:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 17:12:13 / February 3, 2021 @ 5:12 pm.
The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 77 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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