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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag was detected near Indios in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 17.9893S, -66.826WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -66.826 West, latitude 17.9893 North, depth = 19.03 km. Unique identifier: us6000ahnn. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ahnn. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.03 km (12 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 06:36:48 / June 24, 2020 @ 6:36 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 06:36:48 / 6:36 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Levittown, Bayamón, Sabana Seca (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days fifty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.

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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: 0 km SW of Indios, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.826° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.9893° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0 km SW of Indios, 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 2020-06-24 06:36:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-24 06:47:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.936 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 200 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 0.058 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 169 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 us6000ahnn Id of event.
Event Code 6000ahnn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000ahnn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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