A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.25 (ml/mb) was reported 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico on Monday. The 3.25-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:30:46 / 2:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -65.2366° West, latitude 18.7886° North, depth = 34 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020174010. Unique identifier: pr2020174010. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/06/20 / 2020-06-22 14:30:46 / June 22, 2020 @ 2:30 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Río Grande (c. 13 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 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). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Isidro, Loíza, Río Grande.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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