A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico. The temblor was detected at 18:33:16 / 6:33 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/10/18 / 2018-10-30 22:33:16 / October 30, 2018 @ 10:33 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 49 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018303004. Id of event: pr2018303004. Exact location of event, longitude -65.1793 West, latitude 18.7811 North, depth = 49 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Isabel Segunda, Luquillo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 54 km NNE of Culebra, Puerto Rico.
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