A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.48 (ml/mb) was reported 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 19:41:50 / 7:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -65.1986° West, latitude 18.961° North, depth = 29 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/11/20 / 2020-11-14 19:41:50 / November 14, 2020 @ 7:41 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29 km (18 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020319009. Unique identifier: pr2020319009.
Close 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 Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cruz Bay, Charlotte Amalie, Culebra (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 nine, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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