A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.35 (ml/mb) was reported 70 kilometers (43 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). The 3.35-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:44:58 / 9:44 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2021054011. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2021054011. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/02/21 / 2021-02-23 21:44:58 / February 23, 2021 @ 9:44 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -67.2663° West, 19.1091° North, depth 7 km.
Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguada, Moca, Quebradillas. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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