A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dhph. Id of event: us6000dhph. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 23:49:57 / February 14, 2021 @ 11:49 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:49:57 / 11:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -65.3° West, 18.8796° North, depth 35 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Río Grande (c. 13 500 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabel Segunda, San Isidro, Cruz Bay. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 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 seventy-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 63 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico.
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