A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico on Monday. Global time and date of event 01/02/21 / 2021-02-01 01:59:24 / February 1, 2021 @ 1:59 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000ddji. Event ids that are associated: us6000ddji. The temblor was detected at 01:59:24 / 1:59 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location, longitude -65.3287° West, latitude 18.9529° North, depth = 35 km.
Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Charlotte Amalie, Fajardo, Luquillo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days sixty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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