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Minor earthquake, 3.54 mag was detected near Luquillo in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.0436S, -65.391WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.54 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Luquillo in Puerto Rico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/02/21 / 2021-02-01 01:59:25 / February 1, 2021 @ 1:59 am. The temblor was detected at 01:59:25 / 1:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 25 km, -65.391° West, 19.0436° North. Event id: pr2021032002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ddji, pr2021032002.

Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fajardo, Culebra, Luquillo (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 fifteen, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days sixty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 81 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.54 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -65.391° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.0436° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 81 km NNE of Luquillo, 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 2021-02-01 01:59:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-01 02:50:06 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 193 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 17 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.96 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 299 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 pr2021032002 Id of event.
Event Code 2021032002 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000ddji,pr2021032002, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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