A minor earthquake magnitude 3.29 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/11/20 / 2020-11-18 12:20:40 / November 18, 2020 @ 12:20 pm. The 3.29-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:20:40 / 12:20 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020323009. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cptn, pr2020323009. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25 km (16 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -65.3375° West, 18.8328° North, depth 25 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Naguabo, Cruz Bay, Santa Barbara. Epicenter of the event was 65 km (41 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Río Grande (c. 13 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Canovanas (c. 8 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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