A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Event id: pr16014003. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16014003. The epicenter was at a depth of 24 km (15 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 01:41:55 / January 14, 2016 @ 1:41 am. Exact location of earthquake, -65.2058° West, 18.9913° North, depth 24 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:41:55 / 9:41 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Charlotte Amalie, Culebra. Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seventy-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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