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Minor earthquake: M3.37 quake has struck near Pole Ojea in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 17.7298S, -67.5111WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.37 (ml/mb) was reported 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Pole Ojea in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20 km (12 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:31:45 / 1:31 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020126010. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020126010. Global time and date of event 05/05/20 / 2020-05-05 06:31:45 / May 5, 2020 @ 6:31 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -67.5111 West, latitude 17.7298 North, depth = 20 km.

Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Cabo Rojo (c. 10 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguada, Las Marías, Yauco.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 seven, in the last 10 days ninety, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 43 km SW of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.37 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.5111° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.7298° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 43km SW of Pole Ojea, 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 2020-05-05 06:31:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-05 08:06:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 175 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, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 22 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.4876 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.46 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 222 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 pr2020126010 Id of event.
Event Code 2020126010 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2020126010, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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