A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.58 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dgy5, pr2021043003. Id of event: pr2021043003. The temblor was reported at 10:05:42 / 10:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 10:05:42 / February 12, 2021 @ 10:05 am. Exact location of event, depth 7 km, -67.004° West, 17.9925° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7 km (4 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vega Alta, Corozal, Vega Baja (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 thirteen, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, seven hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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