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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag was detected near La Parguera in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 17.9251S, -67.0376WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/03/20 / 2020-03-10 16:17:10 / March 10, 2020 @ 4:17 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: pr2020070018. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020070018. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:17:10 / 12:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -67.0376° West, 17.9251° North, depth 6 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Morovis, Barceloneta (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 46 km (28 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days seventy-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km S of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This data 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 -67.0376° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.9251° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km S of La Parguera, 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 2020-03-10 16:17:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-10 16:44:14 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 pr The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pr, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 8 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1086 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 244 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 pr2020070018 Id of event.
Event Code 2020070018 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2020070018, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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