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Minor earthquake: M3.26 quake has struck near San Antonio in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 18.569S, -67.2053WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.26 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The 3.26-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:41:49 / 10:41 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 87 km (54 miles). Global time and date of event 04/05/20 / 2020-05-04 14:41:49 / May 4, 2020 @ 2:41 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020125004, us700099tj. Unique identifier: pr2020125004. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.2053 West, latitude 18.569 North, depth = 87 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ciales, Manatí, Peñuelas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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: 27 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.26 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.2053° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.569° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km 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 2020-05-04 14:41:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-04 16:15:26 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 164 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 20 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1384 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 224 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 pr2020125004 Id of event.
Event Code 2020125004 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2020125004,us700099tj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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