A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 25 km (16 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/10/15 / 2015-10-09 03:52:21 / October 9, 2015 @ 3:52 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 23:52:21 / 11:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 25 km, -65.3592° West, 19.0182° North. Unique identifier: pr15282002. Ids that are associated to the event: pr15282002.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Culebra (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days sixty-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 79 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico.
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