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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag was detected near Indios in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 17.9259S, -66.8438WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 15.37 km (10 miles). Exact location of event, depth 15.37 km, -66.8438° West, 17.9259° North. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:58:37 / 2:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/02/20 / 2020-02-26 06:58:37 / February 26, 2020 @ 6:58 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us600084gd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600084gd.

Earthquake epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Antonio, Toa Alta, Ceiba (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and fourty, in the last 10 days three hundred and thirty-six, in the past 30 days six hundred and fifty and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 7 km SSW of Indios, Puerto Rico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.8438° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.9259° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.37 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km SSW 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 2020-02-26 06:58:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-26 07:46:42 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 168 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 0.111 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 206 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us600084gd Id of event.
Event Code 600084gd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600084gd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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