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Light earthquake, 4.63 mag strikes near Isabela in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.2293S, -67.0691WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.63 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020175032. Ids that are associated to the event: pt20175003, us6000ahf5, pr2020175032. Exact location of event, depth 9 km, -67.0691° West, 19.2293° North. The temblor was picked up at 20:34:02 / 8:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 20:34:02 / June 23, 2020 @ 8:34 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguada, Moca, Arecibo.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: 80 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.63 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.0691° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.2293° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 80 km N of Isabela, 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 2020-06-23 20:34:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-23 21:17:34 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 81 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.5 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 366 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 ,pt,us,pr, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 25 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.763 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 237 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 pr2020175032 Id of event.
Event Code 2020175032 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt20175003,us6000ahf5,pr2020175032, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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