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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag has occurred near Isabela in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 18.9556S, -67.1003WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020237008. Id of event: pr2020237008. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/08/20 / 2020-08-24 16:03:55 / August 24, 2020 @ 4:03 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -67.1003° West, 18.9556° North, depth 8 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:03:55 / 4:03 pm (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Marías, Lares, Añasco (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Lares (c. 7 200 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 50 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.1003° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.9556° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 50 km N of Isabela, 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 2020-08-24 16:03:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-24 16:37:53 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 158 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 ,pr, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 16 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.4882 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.41 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 233 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 pr2020237008 Id of event.
Event Code 2020237008 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2020237008, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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