A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Event id: pr16052000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16052000. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 126 km (78 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/02/16 / 2016-02-21 01:10:41 / February 21, 2016 @ 1:10 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 126 km, -65.122° West, 18.1432° North. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:10:41 / 9:10 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Saint Croix (c. 50 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Humacao (c. 20 400 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Río Grande (c. 13 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maunabo, Yabucoa, Río Grande. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop).
Each 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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and ten 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 25 km SE of Culebra, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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