A minor earthquake magnitude 3.44 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Mucarabones in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -66.2108° West, 18.3953° North, depth 115 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:37:42 / 10:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/03/21 / 2021-03-07 22:37:42 / March 7, 2021 @ 10:37 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dgyq, pr2021066009. Id of event: pr2021066009. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 115 km (71 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Sebastián, Yauco, Quebradillas. Epicenter of the event was 14 km (8 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 0 km NE of Mucarabones, Puerto Rico.
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