A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -65.2494° West, latitude 18.5981° North, depth = 68.98 km. The temblor was reported at 22:57:10 / 10:57 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d7w2. Unique identifier: us6000d7w2. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/01/21 / 2021-01-12 22:57:10 / January 12, 2021 @ 10:57 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 68.98 km (43 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gurabo, Trujillo Alto, Juncos. 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). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Humacao (c. 20 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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