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Minor earthquake, 2.85 mag was detected near Central Aguirre in Puerto Rico



Earthquake location 17.383S, -66.3115WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) strikes 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Central Aguirre in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/06/17 / 2017-06-25 23:25:08 / June 25, 2017 @ 11:25 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -66.3115° West, 17.383° North, depth 39 km. The temblor was reported at 19:25:08 / 7:25 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2017176014. Event ids that are associated: pr2017176014. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39 km (24 miles).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ponce, Patillas, Guayama. The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arroyo (c. 7 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Santa Isabel (c. 7 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Salinas (c. 6 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 63 km S of Central Aguirre, Puerto Rico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.85 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.3115° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.383° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 39 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 63km S of Central Aguirre, 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 2017-06-25 23:25:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-30 02:43:54 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 125 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 3 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.0126 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 333 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 pr2017176014 Id of event.
Event Code 2017176014 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2017176014, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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