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Minor earthquake, 3.02 mag has occurred near Camuy in Puerto Rico



Earthquake location 18.5696S, -66.8876WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Camuy in Puerto Rico. The 3.02-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:37:44 / 2:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8876° West, 18.5696° North, depth 81 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/07/17 / 2017-07-11 06:37:44 / July 11, 2017 @ 6:37 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 81 km (50 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017192002. Unique identifier: pr2017192002.

Epicenter of the event was 68 km (43 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coamo, Sabana Seca, Levittown (min 5000 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km NNW of Camuy, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.02 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.8876° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.5696° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 81 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km NNW of Camuy, 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 2017-07-11 06:37:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-11 07:10:37 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 140 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 0.2458 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 214 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 pr2017192002 Id of event.
Event Code 2017192002 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2017192002, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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