A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) was reported 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Tierras Nuevas Poniente in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -66.4783 West, latitude 19.1458 North, depth = 28 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 28 km (17 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021052003. Id of event: pr2021052003. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/02/21 / 2021-02-21 08:43:08 / February 21, 2021 @ 8:43 am. The 3.22-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:43:08 / 8:43 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manatí, San Antonio, Dorado. The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Dorado (c. 13 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 75 km N of Tierras Nuevas Poniente, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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