A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Rincón in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/02/21 / 2021-02-21 07:16:28 / February 21, 2021 @ 7:16 am. Exact location, longitude -67.5796° West, latitude 18.5446° North, depth = 14 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14 km (9 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2021052001. Event ids that are associated: pr2021052001. The temblor was detected at 07:16:28 / 7:16 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hatillo, Lares, Lajas. Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 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 fifty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, eight hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 41 km WNW of Rincón, Puerto Rico.
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