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Minor earthquake, 3.36 mag was detected near San Juan in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.0623S, -65.9696WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.36 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from San Juan in Puerto Rico. The 3.36-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:40:22 / 3:40 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38 km (24 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/07/20 / 2020-07-13 15:40:22 / July 13, 2020 @ 3:40 pm. Unique identifier: pr2020195004. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ams6, pr2020195004. Exact location of event, longitude -65.9696 West, latitude 19.0623 North, depth = 38 km.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vega Alta, Vega Baja, Pájaros (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 67 km NNE of San Juan, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.36 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -65.9696° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.0623° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 67 km NNE of San Juan, 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 2020-07-13 15:40:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-13 20:17:29 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 174 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 18 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.8099 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 287 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 pr2020195004 Id of event.
Event Code 2020195004 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ams6,pr2020195004, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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