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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag has occurred near Hatillo in Puerto Rico



Earthquake location 19.1082S, -66.6853WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45 km (28 miles). Id of earthquake: pr17039004. Event ids that are associated: pr17039004. The temblor was detected at 10:30:36 / 10:30 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/02/17 / 2017-02-08 14:30:36 / February 8, 2017 @ 2:30 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -66.6853 West, latitude 19.1082 North, depth = 45 km.

Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vega Baja, Manatí, Isabela (min 5000 pop).

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

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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: 70 km NNE of Hatillo, Puerto Rico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.6853° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1082° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 45 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 70km NNE of Hatillo, 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 2017-02-08 14:30:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-08 16:20:08 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 6 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.64499037 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 280.8 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 pr17039004 Id of event.
Event Code 17039004 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr17039004, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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