A minor earthquake magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) strikes 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25 km (16 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -65.3615° West, 18.9325° North, depth 25 km. Id of earthquake: pr2018335014. Event ids that are associated: pr2018335014. The temblor was picked up at 18:01:17 / 6:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/12/18 / 2018-12-01 22:01:17 / December 1, 2018 @ 10:01 pm UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Loíza (c. 4 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Loíza, Fajardo, Luquillo. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-one 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.
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