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Minor earthquake, 3 mag was detected near Puerto Rico region



Earthquake location 18.9517S, -67.3899WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Puerto Rico region kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico region. Exact location, longitude -67.3899° West, latitude 18.9517° North, depth = 29 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/04/17 / 2017-04-01 10:09:02 / April 1, 2017 @ 10:09 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr17091006. Ids that are associated to the event: pr17091006. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 10:09:02 / 10:09 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camuy, Quebradillas, Rincón (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.3899° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.9517° 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 2017-04-01 10:09:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-01 11:28:34 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 138 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 5 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.54976895 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.43 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 309.6 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 pr17091006 Id of event.
Event Code 17091006 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr17091006, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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