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Minor earthquake, 3.43 mag was detected near Puerto Rico region



Earthquake location 19.7365S, -67.6541WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Puerto Rico region (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 36 km (22 miles). Unique identifier: pr2017134006. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2017134006. The temblor was picked up at 17:03:05 / 5:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.6541 West, latitude 19.7365 North, depth = 36 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 17:03:05 / May 14, 2017 @ 5:03 pm.

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Puerto Rico region. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.43 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.6541° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.7365° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 36 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 2017-05-14 17:03:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-18 01:07:47 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 181 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 1.3633 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 266 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 pr2017134006 Id of event.
Event Code 2017134006 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2017134006, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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