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Minor earthquake, 3.63 mag strikes near Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 17.9971S, -66.7701WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.63 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7701 West, latitude 17.9971 North, depth = 12 km. The 3.63-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:10:01 / 6:10 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/06/20 / 2020-06-30 06:10:01 / June 30, 2020 @ 6:10 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2020182000. Event ids that are associated: us7000aevz, pr2020182000.

The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cataño, Caguas, Guaynabo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days ninety-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km S of Magas Arriba, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.63 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.7701° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.9971° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2 km S of Magas Arriba, 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 2020-06-30 06:10:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-30 06:50:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 31 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.54 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 216 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 25 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1113 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 158 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 pr2020182000 Id of event.
Event Code 2020182000 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000aevz,pr2020182000, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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