A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) was reported 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Brenas in Puerto Rico on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 07:06:01 / 7:06 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2021070001. Unique identifier: pr2021070001. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/03/21 / 2021-03-11 07:06:01 / March 11, 2021 @ 7:06 am. Exact location of event, depth 14 km, -66.4321° West, 19.1123° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 80 km (49 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Juan, Campanilla, Vega Alta (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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