A minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Pole Ojea in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -67.1603° West, 17.9225° North, depth 7 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:33:51 / 8:33 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021068007. Id of event: pr2021068007. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/03/21 / 2021-03-09 20:33:51 / March 9, 2021 @ 8:33 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (36 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Isabel, Florida, Estancias de Florida (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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