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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 111 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.3066S, -65.2894WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 111 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico (69 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -65.2894° West, 19.3066° North, depth 41.2 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 41.2 km (26 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:54:30 / 1:54 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/03/18 / 2018-03-06 17:54:30 / March 6, 2018 @ 5:54 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000dd70. Event ids that are associated: pt18065001, us2000dd70.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days sixty and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 111 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -65.2894° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3066° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 111km N of Culebra, 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 2018-03-06 17:54:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-06 18:19:43 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 312 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pt,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.245 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 132 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000dd70 Id of event.
Event Code 2000dd70 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt18065001,us2000dd70, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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