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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag was detected near San Antonio in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 18.9764S, -67.607WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -67.607° West, 18.9764° North, depth 33.73 km. The temblor was detected at 16:08:04 / 4:08 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/04/20 / 2020-04-28 21:08:04 / April 28, 2020 @ 9:08 pm. Event id: us60009e9b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60009e9b. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.73 km (21 miles).

Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rincón, Aguada, Aguadilla (min 5000 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: 75 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.607° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.9764° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33.73 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 75km 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 2020-04-28 21:08:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-28 21:16:46 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 158 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 0.69 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.41 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 203 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 us60009e9b Id of event.
Event Code 60009e9b An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60009e9b, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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