A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Vieques in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 38 km (24 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2021053002. Unique identifier: pr2021053002. Exact location of event, depth 38 km, -65.6261° West, 18.7573° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/02/21 / 2021-02-22 15:52:13 / February 22, 2021 @ 3:52 pm. The temblor was picked up at 15:52:13 / 3:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Antonio, Toa Alta, Pájaros (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and two and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 42 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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