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Minor earthquake: M2.82 quake has struck near Indios in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 17.962S, -66.843WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020177012. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000abje, pr2020177012. Exact location, longitude -66.843° West, latitude 17.962° North, depth = 13 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/06/20 / 2020-06-25 19:51:12 / June 25, 2020 @ 7:51 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:51:12 / 7:51 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 25 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guayama, Cidra, Ceiba.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km SW of Indios, Puerto Rico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.843° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.962° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4 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 2020-06-25 19:51:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-25 20:10:58 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 122 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 20 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0385 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.3 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 md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID pr2020177012 Id of event.
Event Code 2020177012 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000abje,pr2020177012, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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