A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) was reported 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/02/21 / 2021-02-07 15:34:27 / February 7, 2021 @ 3:34 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 60 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2021038011. Event ids that are associated: pr2021038011. The temblor was reported at 15:34:27 / 3:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -65.318° West, 18.8403° North, depth 60 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (42 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Río Grande (c. 13 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Canovanas (c. 8 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Canovanas, Cruz Bay, Isabel Segunda (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days ninety-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 59 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico.
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