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Minor earthquake, 3.82 mag was detected near Indios in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 17.9921S, -66.8323WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.82 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The 3.82-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:30:58 / 2:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.8323 West, latitude 17.9921 North, depth = 15 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ahkc, pr2020176002. Id of event: pr2020176002. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 02:30:58 / June 24, 2020 @ 2:30 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caguas, Patillas, Guaynabo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 1 km W of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.8323° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.9921° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1 km W 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 02:30:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-24 04:18:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 62 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.428 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 251 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 26 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0499 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 155 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 pr2020176002 Id of event.
Event Code 2020176002 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000ahkc,pr2020176002, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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