A minor earthquake magnitude 3.27 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.3368 West, latitude 18.8561 North, depth = 97 km. Id of earthquake: pr2018239004. Event ids that are associated: pr2018239004. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 97 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.27-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:11:39 / 9:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/08/18 / 2018-08-27 13:11:39 / August 27, 2018 @ 1:11 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cruz Bay, Santa Barbara, Canovanas (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Río Grande (c. 13 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Canovanas (c. 8 400 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days seventy and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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