A minor earthquake magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico on Friday. Id of earthquake: pr2021036001. Event ids that are associated: pr2021036001. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Global time and date of event 05/02/21 / 2021-02-05 08:10:01 / February 5, 2021 @ 8:10 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 08:10:01 / 8:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.848 West, latitude 17.9581 North, depth = 11 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Toa Alta, San Antonio, Guayama (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, eight hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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