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Minor earthquake 3.5 mag, 64 km N of Tierras Nuevas Poniente, Puerto Rico



Earthquake location 19.0428S, -66.5059WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Tierras Nuevas Poniente in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/11/16 / 2016-11-29 03:43:28 / November 29, 2016 @ 3:43 am. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:43:28 / 11:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.5059 West, latitude 19.0428 North, depth = 35 km. Id of earthquake: pr16334001. Event ids that are associated: pr16334001.

Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Cataño (c. 28 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela, Pájaros, Bayamón (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 64 km N of Tierras Nuevas Poniente, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.5059° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.0428° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 64km N of Tierras Nuevas Poniente, 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 2016-11-29 03:43:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-29 04:24:31 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 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 22 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.56324368 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.36 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 237.6 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 pr16334001 Id of event.
Event Code 16334001 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr16334001, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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