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Earthquake: M 3.2 quake strikes near Adjuntas in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 18.1846S, -66.8787WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (mg/mb) has striked on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Adjuntas in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 12:16:39 / 12:16 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 17 km (11 miles). Global time of event 2015-02-17 04:16:39 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8787 West, latitude 18.1846 North, depth 17 km.

Close countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayamón, Levittown, Sabana Seca.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.8787° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.1846° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km WNW of Adjuntas, Puerto Rico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-02-17 04:16:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-02-17 05:02:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status REVIEWED Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 158 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network pr The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources pr A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 15 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.19583273 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.46 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 126 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID pr15048001 Id of event.
Event Code 15048001 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS pr15048001 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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