A minor earthquake magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) strikes 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico on Friday. Event id: pr2021071001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021071001. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/03/21 / 2021-03-12 06:36:23 / March 12, 2021 @ 6:36 am. The temblor was picked up at 06:36:23 / 6:36 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34 km (21 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -65.3191° West, 18.9305° North, depth 34 km.
The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Río Grande (c. 13 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ceiba (c. 6 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Río Grande, Loíza (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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