A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Vieques in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -65.1171 West, latitude 17.9443 North, depth = 13 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018305000. Unique identifier: pr2018305000. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/11/18 / 2018-11-01 00:10:21 / November 1, 2018 @ 12:10 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:10:21 / 8:10 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (29 miles) from Saint Croix (c. 50 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tortola, Road Town, Naguabo. Close 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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