A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Tierras Nuevas Poniente in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.4821 West, latitude 19.044 North, depth = 27 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/03/21 / 2021-03-03 12:02:30 / March 3, 2021 @ 12:02 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 12:02:30 / 12:02 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2021062002. Unique identifier: pr2021062002.
Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isabela, Morovis, Pájaros.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-two 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 64 km N of Tierras Nuevas Poniente, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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