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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag strikes near San Antonio in Puerto Rico



Earthquake location 18.8064S, -67.2143WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr17045000. Event ids that are associated: pr17045000. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/02/17 / 2017-02-14 01:38:11 / February 14, 2017 @ 1:38 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55 km (34 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:38:11 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.2143 West, latitude 18.8064 North, depth = 55 km.

Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 39 km (25 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cabo Rojo, Hormigueros, Maricao (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 36 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.2143° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.8064° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 55 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 36km NNW of San Antonio, 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 2017-02-14 01:38:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-14 02:22:43 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 17 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.35034296 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 205.2 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 pr17045000 Id of event.
Event Code 17045000 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr17045000, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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