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Minor earthquake, 3.25 mag was detected near Carrizales in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 18.6031S, -66.7578WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.25 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Carrizales in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 02:18:59 / 2:18 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17 km (11 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.7578° West, 18.6031° North, depth 17 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/01/21 / 2021-01-10 02:18:59 / January 10, 2021 @ 2:18 am. Id of earthquake: pr2021010000. Event ids that are associated: us6000d74c, pr2021010000.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Isabel, Aguas Buenas, Cidra. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).

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 one, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 13 km NNE of Carrizales, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.25 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.7578° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.6031° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13 km NNE of Carrizales, 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 2021-01-10 02:18:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-10 03:18:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 163 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 23 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2565 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 220 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 pr2021010000 Id of event.
Event Code 2021010000 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d74c,pr2021010000, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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