A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Event id: pr17088008. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17088008. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/03/17 / 2017-03-29 19:19:47 / March 29, 2017 @ 7:19 pm. The temblor was reported at 15:19:47 / 3:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.198 West, latitude 18.624 North, depth = 70 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 70 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Barbara, Canovanas, Punta Santiago. Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Río Grande (c. 13 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop). Nearby 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days four hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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