A minor earthquake magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico. The temblor was detected at 04:47:11 / 4:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/01/19 / 2019-01-25 08:47:11 / January 25, 2019 @ 8:47 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.2081 West, latitude 18.7198 North, depth = 43 km. Id of earthquake: pr2019025005. Event ids that are associated: pr2019025005.
The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Río Grande (c. 13 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Isidro, Naguabo, Loíza.
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 nineteen, in the past 30 days sixty-two and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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: 47 km NNE of Culebra, Puerto Rico.
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