A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 59 km (37 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/11/16 / 2016-11-13 18:58:30 / November 13, 2016 @ 6:58 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -65.2666° West, 18.6455° North, depth 59 km. Unique identifier: pr16318006. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16318006. The temblor was reported at 14:58:30 / 2:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Barbara, Punta Santiago, Tortola (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Río Grande (c. 13 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 38 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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