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Minor earthquake, 3.82 mag has occurred near Tallaboa in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 17.9433S, -66.7081WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.82 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). The 3.82-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:32:21 / 7:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.7081° West, latitude 17.9433° North, depth = 6 km. Event id: pr2020123016. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt20123052, us700098n5, pr2020123016. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 11:32:21 / May 2, 2020 @ 11:32 am.

Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yabucoa, Trujillo Alto, San Juan (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).

Each 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 twenty-three, in the last 10 days sixty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and six and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. 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: 8 km SSE of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.7081° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.9433° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km SSE of Tallaboa, 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 2020-05-02 11:32:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-02 17:58:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 76 The total number of felt reports
CDI 8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.321 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 285 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 ,pt,us,pr, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 20 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1424 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 188 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 pr2020123016 Id of event.
Event Code 2020123016 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt20123052,us700098n5,pr2020123016, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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