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Minor earthquake: M3.2 quake has struck near Corozal in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 18.3364S, -66.3148WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Corozal in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 109.34 km (68 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.3148° West, 18.3364° North, depth 109.34 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:37:43 / 10:37 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/03/21 / 2021-03-07 22:37:43 / March 7, 2021 @ 10:37 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us7000dgyq. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dgyq.

Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 26 km (16 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isabela, Guánica, Sabana Grande (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 0 km SSE of Corozal, Puerto Rico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.3148° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.3364° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 109.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0 km SSE of Corozal, 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 2021-03-07 22:37:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-07 22:44:31 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 158 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.049 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 152 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000dgyq Id of event.
Event Code 7000dgyq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000dgyq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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