A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -65.3231° West, latitude 18.7643° North, depth = 92 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/05/18 / 2018-05-31 11:04:31 / May 31, 2018 @ 11:04 am. The temblor was picked up at 07:04:31 / 7:04 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2018151002. Event ids that are associated: pr2018151002. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 92 km (57 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Punta Santiago, Carolina, Naguabo. Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Río Grande (c. 13 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 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 one, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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