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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag was detected near Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 18.0154S, -66.7525WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -66.7525° West, latitude 18.0154° North, depth = 30.24 km. Unique identifier: usa0006bnb. Ids that are associated to the event: usa0006bnb. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:49:42 / 7:49 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 11:49:42 / January 7, 2020 @ 11:49 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 30.24 km (19 miles).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caguas, Patillas, Guaynabo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been nine hundred and sixteen, in the last 10 days nine hundred and eighty-three, in the past 30 days nine hundred and ninety-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 1 km E of Magas Arriba, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.7525° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.0154° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 30.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km E of Magas Arriba, 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 2020-01-07 11:49:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-02 09:42:11 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 158 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 ,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 0.141 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.43 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 ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID usa0006bnb Id of event.
Event Code a0006bnb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,usa0006bnb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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