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Minor earthquake: M3.21 quake has struck near Isabela in Puerto Rico



Earthquake location 19.5771S, -67.2688WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) strikes 121 km NNW of Isabela, Puerto Rico (75 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude -67.2688° West, latitude 19.5771° North, depth = 53 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 05:44:14 / 5:44 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/07/17 / 2017-07-10 09:44:14 / July 10, 2017 @ 9:44 am. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017191001. Unique identifier: pr2017191001.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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: 121 km NNW of Isabela, Puerto Rico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.21 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.2688° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.5771° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 121km NNW 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 2017-07-10 09:44:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-10 12:39:47 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 159 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 1.1207 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.4 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 287 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 pr2017191001 Id of event.
Event Code 2017191001 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2017191001, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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