A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/11/18 / 2018-11-10 14:55:52 / November 10, 2018 @ 2:55 pm. The temblor was detected at 10:55:52 / 10:55 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018314010. Id of event: pr2018314010. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -65.3286 West, latitude 18.8113 North, depth = 34 km.
Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Río Grande (c. 13 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop), 77 km (48 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). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naguabo, Santa Barbara, Cruz Bay (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 56 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico.
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