A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.55 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Rincón in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 18 km, -67.4103° West, 18.4211° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18 km (11 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 10:24:49 / February 9, 2021 @ 10:24 am. The temblor was reported at 10:24:49 / 10:24 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2021040014. Event ids that are associated: pr2021040014.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Peñuelas, Guayanilla, Adjuntas (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 38 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days sixty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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