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Minor earthquake, 3.85 mag strikes near Rincon in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 18.2346S, -67.6095WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.85 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Rincon in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 137 km, -67.6095° West, 18.2346° North. Id of earthquake: pr2020084002. Event ids that are associated: pr2020084002, us70008exf. The temblor was picked up at 21:25:55 / 9:25 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/03/20 / 2020-03-24 02:25:55 / March 24, 2020 @ 2:25 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 137 km (85 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hatillo, Camuy, Yauco (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eighty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and sixty 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 37 km WSW of Rincon, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.85 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.6095° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.2346° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 137 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km WSW of Rincon, 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 2020-03-24 02:25:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-24 02:44:41 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 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 228 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,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 14 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1986 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 286 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 pr2020084002 Id of event.
Event Code 2020084002 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2020084002,us70008exf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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