A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) was reported 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 47 km, -65.3158° West, 18.8565° North. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018252002. Unique identifier: pr2018252002. The temblor was detected at 21:36:47 / 9:36 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/09/18 / 2018-09-09 01:36:47 / September 9, 2018 @ 1:36 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 47 km (29 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cruz Bay, Isabel Segunda, San Isidro (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Río Grande (c. 13 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 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 two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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