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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag strikes near Indios in Puerto Rico


Earthquake location 17.9528S, -66.8105WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 12:05:09 / January 7, 2020 @ 12:05 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:05:09 / 8:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8105 West, latitude 17.9528 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: usa0006bnf. Unique identifier: usa0006bnf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 22 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguas Buenas, Candelaria Arenas, Candelaria.

In the past 24 hours, there have been nine hundred and fourteen, in the last 10 days nine hundred and eighty-three, in the past 30 days nine hundred and ninety-six and in the last 365 days one thousand and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km SSE of Indios, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.8105° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.9528° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km SSE 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 2020-01-07 12:05:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-02 07:35:32 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 168 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 0.214 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.47 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 202 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 usa0006bnf Id of event.
Event Code a0006bnf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,usa0006bnf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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