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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag was detected near Fuig in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 17.9907S, -66.9492WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Fuig in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9492 West, latitude 17.9907 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt20180050, us7000adgu. Id of event: us7000adgu. The temblor was detected at 06:42:42 / 6:42 am (local time epicenter). 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 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 06:42:42 / June 28, 2020 @ 6:42 am.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cataño, Caguas, Patillas (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fourty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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 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: 3 km W of Fuig, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.9492° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.9907° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3 km W of Fuig, 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 06:42:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-28 06:53:45 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 36 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.448 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 389 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 ,pt,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 0.076 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.46 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 164 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000adgu Id of event.
Event Code 7000adgu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt20180050,us7000adgu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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