A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.56 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2018273020. Event ids that are associated: pt18273001, us1000h4t6, pr2018273020. The temblor was detected at 19:29:42 / 7:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -65.1813° West, 18.8556° North, depth 12 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Global time and date of event 30/09/18 / 2018-09-30 23:29:42 / September 30, 2018 @ 11:29 pm UTC/GMT.
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). Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabel Segunda, Ceiba, Luquillo.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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