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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag was detected near Puerto Rico region



Earthquake location 19.1462S, -65.2307WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Puerto Rico region (0 miles). Global time and date of event 30/03/17 / 2017-03-30 23:20:04 / March 30, 2017 @ 11:20 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: pr17089011. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17089011. The epicenter was at a depth of 29 km (18 miles). Exact location, longitude -65.2307° West, latitude 19.1462° North, depth = 29 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:20:04 / 11:20 pm (local time epicenter).

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

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Puerto Rico region.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -65.2307° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1462° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 29 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Puerto Rico region Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-30 23:20:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-30 23:55:41 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 10 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.83543321 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 298.8 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 pr17089011 Id of event.
Event Code 17089011 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr17089011, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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