A minor earthquake magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2020323085. Event ids that are associated: pr2020323085. The temblor was picked up at 12:07:26 / 12:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -65.1923° West, latitude 18.9386° North, depth = 40 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 40 km (25 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/11/20 / 2020-11-18 12:07:26 / November 18, 2020 @ 12:07 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cruz Bay, Charlotte Amalie, Culebra. 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 twenty-one, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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