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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag was detected near Puerto Rico region



Earthquake location 19.5634S, -66.2512WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Puerto Rico region (0 miles). Global time and date of event 12/01/16 / 2016-01-12 11:18:58 / January 12, 2016 @ 11:18 am UTC/GMT. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:18:58 / 11:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.2512 West, latitude 19.5634 North, depth = 19 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16012008. Id of event: pr16012008. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19 km (12 miles).

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Puerto Rico region. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.2512° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.5634° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Puerto Rico region Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-12 11:18:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-12 15:23:01 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 11 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.2576414 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 291.6 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 pr16012008 Id of event.
Event Code 16012008 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr16012008, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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