A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.2421 West, latitude 18.8205 North, depth = 25 km. Global time and date of event 23/12/19 / 2019-12-23 03:55:13 / December 23, 2019 @ 3:55 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 25 km (16 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:55:13 / 11:55 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019357007. Id of event: pr2019357007.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Road Town, Isabel Segunda, Ceiba (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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