A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Brenas in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2021070002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021070002. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/03/21 / 2021-03-11 07:16:16 / March 11, 2021 @ 7:16 am. The temblor was detected at 07:16:16 / 7:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.4223 West, latitude 19.1051 North, depth = 15 km.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Candelaria Arenas, Sabana Seca, Campanilla (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 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).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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