A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/07/20 / 2020-07-17 04:37:12 / July 17, 2020 @ 4:37 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:37:12 / 4:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -65.1212° West, latitude 18.0701° North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us7000aq59. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000aq59.
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/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Humacao, Luquillo, Tortola (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 55 km (34 miles) from Saint Croix (c. 50 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Humacao (c. 20 400 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 32 km SE of Culebra, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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