A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/01/19 / 2019-01-14 03:16:28 / January 14, 2019 @ 3:16 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -65.3371 West, latitude 18.5086 North, depth = 113 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019014001. Unique identifier: pr2019014001. The temblor was detected at 23:16:28 / 11:16 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 113 km (70 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Humacao (c. 20 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tortola, Yabucoa, Road Town (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 23 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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