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Minor earthquake, 3.16 mag has occurred near Pole Ojea in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 17.9228S, -67.163WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Pole Ojea in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: pr2021062005. Event ids that are associated: pr2021062005. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/03/21 / 2021-03-03 19:32:22 / March 3, 2021 @ 7:32 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:32:22 / 7:32 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 9 km, -67.163° West, 17.9228° North.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Isabel, Florida, Estancias de Florida (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km SSE of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.16 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.163° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.9228° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6 km SSE of Pole Ojea, 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 2021-03-03 19:32:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-03 19:55:04 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 154 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 22 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0992 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 249 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 pr2021062005 Id of event.
Event Code 2021062005 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2021062005, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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