A minor earthquake magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) strikes 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -65.171 West, latitude 18.7605 North, depth = 26 km. The temblor was reported at 16:01:19 / 4:01 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/10/19 / 2019-10-13 20:01:19 / October 13, 2019 @ 8:01 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019286019. Unique identifier: pr2019286019. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 26 km (16 miles).
Nearby 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). The epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Isabel Segunda, Luquillo (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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