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Minor earthquake 3.49 mag, 1 km NW of Potala Pastillo, Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 17.9975S, -66.5045WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.49 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Potala Pastillo in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021010009. Id of event: pr2021010009. The 3.49-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:19:16 / 6:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.5045 West, latitude 17.9975 North, depth = 4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4 km (2 miles). Global time and date of event 10/01/21 / 2021-01-10 18:19:16 / January 10, 2021 @ 6:19 pm UTC/GMT.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguadilla, Río Grande, Punta Santiago (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and ninety-seven 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: 1 km NW of Potala Pastillo, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.49 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.5045° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.9975° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1 km NW of Potala Pastillo, 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 18:19:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-10 18:42:04 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 187 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 21 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1075 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 170 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 pr2021010009 Id of event.
Event Code 2021010009 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2021010009, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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