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Minor earthquake 3.3 mag, 126 km SW of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico



Earthquake location 17.1079S, -67.9555WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 126 km SW of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico (78 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/09/16 / 2016-09-10 01:07:36 / September 10, 2016 @ 1:07 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -67.9555° West, latitude 17.1079° North, depth = 29 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:07:36 / 8:07 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr16254000. Event ids that are associated: pr16254000. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 126 km SW of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.9555° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.1079° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 29 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 126km SW of Pole Ojea, 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 2016-09-10 01:07:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-10 03:51:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 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 168 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 16 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.20374248 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.34 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 273.6 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 pr16254000 Id of event.
Event Code 16254000 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr16254000, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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