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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag was detected near San Antonio in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 18.8669S, -67.6385WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: us6000agug. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000agug. The temblor was detected at 22:55:37 / 10:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.6385 West, latitude 18.8669 North, depth = 22.62 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.62 km (14 miles). Global time and date of event 22/06/20 / 2020-06-22 22:55:37 / June 22, 2020 @ 10:55 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Añasco, Isabela, Moca. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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. 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: 70 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.6385° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.8669° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 22.62 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 70 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 2020-06-22 22:55:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-22 23:05:40 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 178 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 0.638 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.38 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 200 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 us6000agug Id of event.
Event Code 6000agug An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000agug, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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