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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag has occurred near Isabela in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.1765S, -67.0611WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:29:46 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000c4l3. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c4l3. Exact location of event, longitude -67.0611 West, latitude 19.1765 North, depth = 31.59 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 31.59 km (20 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/10/20 / 2020-10-02 05:29:46 / October 2, 2020 @ 5:29 am UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguadilla, Hatillo, Camuy (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days eight hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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: 74 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.0611° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1765° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 74 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 2020-10-02 05:29:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-02 05:34:05 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 199 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 0.706 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.35 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 217 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 us6000c4l3 Id of event.
Event Code 6000c4l3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c4l3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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