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Minor earthquake, 3.11 mag strikes near San Juan in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.3855S, -66.2171WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) was reported 102 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico (63 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/03/18 / 2018-03-07 09:02:21 / March 7, 2018 @ 9:02 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.2171 West, latitude 19.3855 North, depth = 32 km. The 3.11-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:02:21 / 5:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32 km (20 miles). Event id: pr2018066007. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018066007.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.11 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.2171° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3855° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 102km N of San Juan, 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 2018-03-07 09:02:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-07 14:19:09 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 149 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 9 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.0847 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 309 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 pr2018066007 Id of event.
Event Code 2018066007 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2018066007, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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