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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag was detected near Vieques in Puerto Rico



Earthquake location 19.0258S, -65.7061WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Vieques in Puerto Rico on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/08/17 / 2017-08-07 21:08:25 / August 7, 2017 @ 9:08 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -65.7061° West, 19.0258° North, depth 121 km. Unique identifier: pr2017219014. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2017219014. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 121 km (75 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:08:25 / 5:08 pm (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sabana Seca, Levittown, Trujillo Alto (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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: 67 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -65.7061° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.0258° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 121 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 67km NNE of Vieques, 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 2017-08-07 21:08:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-07 23:31:48 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 178 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 4 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.2486 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 343 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 pr2017219014 Id of event.
Event Code 2017219014 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2017219014, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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