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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag has occurred near Brenas in Puerto Rico



Earthquake location 19.4022S, -66.3247WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 103 km N of Brenas, Puerto Rico (64 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/04/16 / 2016-04-23 03:13:41 / April 23, 2016 @ 3:13 am. The temblor was picked up at 23:13:41 / 11:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 101 km (63 miles). Unique identifier: pr16114001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16114001. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.3247 West, latitude 19.4022 North, depth = 101 km.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 103 km N of Brenas, Puerto Rico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.3247° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.4022° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 101 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 103km N of Brenas, 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 2016-04-23 03:13:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-23 04:28:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 188 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 1.10941938 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 223.2 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 pr16114001 Id of event.
Event Code 16114001 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr16114001, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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