A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 27/02/21 / 2021-02-27 05:30:44 / February 27, 2021 @ 5:30 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 05:30:44 / 5:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.3225 West, latitude 18.9936 North, depth = 15 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2021058004. Unique identifier: pr2021058004. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop). 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 Culebra.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and three and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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