A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) was reported 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Brenas in Puerto Rico on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 05:26:01 / 5:26 am (native time epicenter). Actual time and date of occasion in UTC/GMT: 18/02/21 / 2021-02-18 05:26:01 / February 18, 2021 @ 5:26 am. Actual location of earthquake, -66.4358° West, 19.1188° North, depth 19 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19 km (12 miles). Distinctive identifier: pr2021049001. Ids which can be related to the occasion: pr2021049001.
The epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop). Nearest cities/metropolis/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Campanilla, Vega Alta, Levittown (min 5000 pop). Shut nation/nations that is perhaps effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Prior to now 24 hours, there have been two, within the final 10 days twelve, previously 30 days thirty-nine and within the final 365 days 2 hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.zero or larger that has struck close to. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes on the earth annually. Earthquakes 3.zero to 4.zero are sometimes felt, however solely causes minor injury.
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