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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag strikes near Potala Pastillo in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 17.8942S, -66.5733WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Potala Pastillo in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 17:10:42 / 5:10 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 7.24 km (4 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000abf1. Event ids that are associated: us6000abf1. Exact location, longitude -66.5733° West, latitude 17.8942° North, depth = 7.24 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/06/20 / 2020-06-13 17:10:42 / June 13, 2020 @ 5:10 pm UTC/GMT.

Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela, Las Piedras, San Juan (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fourty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 13 km SW of Potala Pastillo, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.5733° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.8942° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13 km SW of Potala Pastillo, 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 2020-06-13 17:10:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-13 17:29:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.9 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.721 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 190 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 0.124 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.39 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 184 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000abf1 Id of event.
Event Code 6000abf1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000abf1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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