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Minor earthquake 3.55 mag, 4 km SE of Indios, Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 18.0146S, -66.796WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.55 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). The 3.55-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:01:36 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 11 km, -66.796° West, 18.0146° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007vkm, pr2020055009. Id of event: pr2020055009. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/02/20 / 2020-02-24 05:01:36 / February 24, 2020 @ 5:01 am.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caguas, Patillas, Guaynabo (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days ninety-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 4 km SE of Indios, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.55 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.796° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.0146° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km SE 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 2020-02-24 05:01:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-24 05:26:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 10 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.198 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 196 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 13 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0921 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 163 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 pr2020055009 Id of event.
Event Code 2020055009 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70007vkm,pr2020055009, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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