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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near San Antonio in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 18.9922S, -67.5342WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 22.46 km, -67.5342° West, 18.9922° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a7y1. Id of event: us6000a7y1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/06/20 / 2020-06-08 17:47:48 / June 8, 2020 @ 5:47 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.46 km (14 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:47:48 / 5:47 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hatillo, San Sebastián, Camuy (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

Questions or comments?

How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 71 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.5342° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.9922° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 22.46 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 71 km 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 2020-06-08 17:47:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-08 18:01:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 298 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 0.658 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 125 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000a7y1 Id of event.
Event Code 6000a7y1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000a7y1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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