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Minor earthquake, 3.07 mag strikes near Aguadilla in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 18.7186S, -67.4623WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Aguadilla in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -67.4623° West, latitude 18.7186° North, depth = 11 km. The 3.07-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:56:57 / 3:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/04/18 / 2018-04-25 19:56:57 / April 25, 2018 @ 7:56 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018115007. Id of event: pr2018115007.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Maricao, Cabo Rojo, Lares. Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor 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: 45 km NW of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.07 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.4623° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.7186° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45km NW of Aguadilla, 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 2018-04-25 19:56:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-25 20:26:48 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 145 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 0.4317 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 207 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 pr2018115007 Id of event.
Event Code 2018115007 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2018115007, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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