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Minor earthquake 3.27 mag, 6 km S of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 18.0118S, -66.7441WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.27 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007awg, pr2020019052. Id of event: pr2020019052. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/01/20 / 2020-01-19 21:04:53 / January 19, 2020 @ 9:04 pm. The temblor was detected at 17:04:53 / 5:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.7441 West, latitude 18.0118 North, depth = 6 km.

Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cataño, Caguas, Guaynabo (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-three, in the last 10 days five hundred and seven, in the past 30 days seven hundred and fourty-seven and in the last 365 days eight hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km S of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.27 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.7441° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.0118° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km S of Tallaboa, 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 2020-01-19 21:04:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-24 11:50:20 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 11 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 169 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 ,us,pr, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 11 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.14 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 179 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 pr2020019052 Id of event.
Event Code 2020019052 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60007awg,pr2020019052, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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