A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.58 (ml/mb) was reported 74 kilometers (46 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65 km (40 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/03/21 / 2021-03-15 14:23:33 / March 15, 2021 @ 2:23 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 14:23:33 / 2:23 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2021074006. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000djit, pr2021074006. Exact location of earthquake, -67.294° West, 19.1403° North, depth 65 km.
Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moca, Quebradillas, Aguadilla.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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