A minor earthquake magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 30 km (19 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -65.2991° West, 18.8961° North, depth 30 km. The 3.16-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:13:36 / 2:13 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2019072009. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019072009. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/03/19 / 2019-03-13 06:13:36 / March 13, 2019 @ 6:13 am.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Río Grande (c. 13 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Ceiba (c. 6 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Río Grande, Loíza, Ceiba (min 5000 pop).
Each 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 three, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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