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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Guánica in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 17.9192S, -66.9057WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Event id: us7000adgx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000adgx. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9057 West, latitude 17.9192 North, depth = 9.77 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.77 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 06:45:05 / June 28, 2020 @ 6:45 am. The temblor was detected at 06:45:05 / 6:45 am (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caguas, Guaynabo, Levittown (min 5000 pop).

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

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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 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: 5 km S of Guánica, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.9057° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.9192° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5 km S of Guánica, 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 2020-06-28 06:45:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-28 06:55:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 22 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.822 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 351 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 0.141 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.48 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 159 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000adgx Id of event.
Event Code 7000adgx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000adgx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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