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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag has occurred near San Antonio in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 18.9925S, -67.5938WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 76 kilometers (47 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -67.5938 West, latitude 18.9925 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:25:36 / 7:25 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007n54. Id of event: us70007n54. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 00:25:36 / February 2, 2020 @ 12:25 am.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moca, Isabela, Rincón (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (48 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days one thousand and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 76 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.5938° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.9925° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 76km NW of San Antonio, 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 2020-02-02 00:25:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-22 00:29:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 199 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 0.694 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.34 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 162 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70007n54 Id of event.
Event Code 70007n54 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70007n54, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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