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Minor earthquake: M3.3 quake has struck near Isabela in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.173S, -66.9919WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. The temblor was detected at 00:58:58 / 12:58 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30 km (19 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/04/17 / 2017-04-09 04:58:58 / April 9, 2017 @ 4:58 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17099003. Id of event: pr17099003. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9919 West, latitude 19.173 North, depth = 30 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hatillo, Camuy, Quebradillas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 75 km (46 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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 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: 74 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.9919° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.173° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 30 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 74km N of Isabela, 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 2017-04-09 04:58:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-09 09:31:50 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 168 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 15 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.70966907 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 262.8 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 pr17099003 Id of event.
Event Code 17099003 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr17099003, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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