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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag was detected near San Juan in Puerto Rico



Earthquake location 19.1235S, -66.0428WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 73 kilometers (45 miles) from San Juan in Puerto Rico on Friday. Id of earthquake: pr17027003. Event ids that are associated: pr17027003. Exact location of event, depth 24 km, -66.0428° West, 19.1235° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/01/17 / 2017-01-27 10:10:03 / January 27, 2017 @ 10:10 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24 km (15 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:10:03 / 6:10 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Antonio, Toa Baja, Sabana Seca (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Cataño (c. 28 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Dorado (c. 13 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from San Antonio (c. 6 500 pop).

Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 73 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.0428° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1235° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 73km N of San Juan, 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 2017-01-27 10:10:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-01-27 10:40:29 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 14 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.79051745 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 255.6 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 pr17027003 Id of event.
Event Code 17027003 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr17027003, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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