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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 12 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 17.9638S, -66.8131WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8131 West, latitude 17.9638 North, depth = 9 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 03:05:20 / January 13, 2020 @ 3:05 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:05:20 / 11:05 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020013001. Event ids that are associated: pt20013001, us70006z0c, pr2020013001.

Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Trujillo Alto, Gurabo, San Lorenzo.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days two hundred and ninety-four, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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: 12 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.8131° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.9638° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km S of Indios, 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 2020-01-13 03:05:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-13 03:30:29 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 147 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.7 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 381 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 ,pt,us,pr, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 15 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0671 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 194 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID pr2020013001 Id of event.
Event Code 2020013001 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt20013001,us70006z0c,pr2020013001, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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