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Minor earthquake, 3.52 mag has occurred near Indios in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 18.0121S, -66.8226WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.52 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 03:52:53 / 3:52 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 9 km, -66.8226° West, 18.0121° North. Unique identifier: pr2020045008. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007pw3, pr2020045008. Global time and date of event 14/02/20 / 2020-02-14 07:52:53 / February 14, 2020 @ 7:52 am UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (51 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Bayamón, Sabana Seca (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-two, in the past 30 days six hundred and eighty-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 6 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.52 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.8226° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.0121° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km 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 2020-02-14 07:52:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-14 08:14:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 10 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.951 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 195 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 0.0676 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 155 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 pr2020045008 Id of event.
Event Code 2020045008 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70007pw3,pr2020045008, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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