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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag strikes near San Antonio in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 18.7554S, -67.3203WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 26.14 km (16 miles). Unique identifier: us6000cq2k. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cq2k. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/11/20 / 2020-11-18 22:03:59 / November 18, 2020 @ 10:03 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -67.3203° West, 18.7554° North, depth 26.14 km. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:03:59 / 10:03 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Germán, Puerto Real, Cabo Rojo.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days three thousand and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 37 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.3203° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.7554° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 26.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37 km NW of San Antonio, 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 2020-11-18 22:03:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-18 22:25:33 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 168 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 0.348 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.37 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 209 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 us6000cq2k Id of event.
Event Code 6000cq2k An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000cq2k, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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