A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Corozal in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 109.34 km (68 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.3148° West, 18.3364° North, depth 109.34 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:37:43 / 10:37 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/03/21 / 2021-03-07 22:37:43 / March 7, 2021 @ 10:37 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us7000dgyq. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dgyq.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 26 km (16 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isabela, Guánica, Sabana Grande (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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