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Minor earthquake 3.68 mag, 10 km SSE of Ponce, Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 17.9213S, -66.5835WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.68 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -66.5835° West, 17.9213° North, depth 6 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/06/20 / 2020-06-11 06:45:17 / June 11, 2020 @ 6:45 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a9r7, pr2020163010. Unique identifier: pr2020163010. The temblor was reported at 06:45:17 / 6:45 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 10 km (7 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rincón, Humacao, Carolina.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 10 km SSE of Ponce, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.68 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.5835° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.9213° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10 km SSE of Ponce, 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 2020-06-11 06:45:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-11 07:14:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 22 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.98 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 217 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 ,us,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 0.1236 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 193 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 pr2020163010 Id of event.
Event Code 2020163010 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000a9r7,pr2020163010, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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