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Minor earthquake, 3.46 mag was detected near Stella in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 18.1606S, -67.6933WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.46 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Stella in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2020363000. Event ids that are associated: us6000d3ti, pr2020363000. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/12/20 / 2020-12-28 22:14:35 / December 28, 2020 @ 10:14 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -67.6933° West, 18.1606° North, depth 145 km. The temblor was detected at 22:14:35 / 10:14 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 145 km (90 miles).

Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela, Sabana Grande, San Sebastián (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 59 km (36 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fifty-six, in the past 30 days ninety-five and in the last 365 days three thousand and seventy-five 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. 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: 50 km WSW of Stella, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.46 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.6933° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.1606° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 145 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 50 km WSW of Stella, 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 2020-12-28 22:14:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-28 22:55:58 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 184 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 0.3098 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 165 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 pr2020363000 Id of event.
Event Code 2020363000 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d3ti,pr2020363000, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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