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Minor earthquake, 3.32 mag has occurred near Culebra in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 18.9305S, -65.3191WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) strikes 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico on Friday. Event id: pr2021071001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021071001. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/03/21 / 2021-03-12 06:36:23 / March 12, 2021 @ 6:36 am. The temblor was picked up at 06:36:23 / 6:36 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34 km (21 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -65.3191° West, 18.9305° North, depth 34 km.

The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Río Grande (c. 13 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ceiba (c. 6 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Río Grande, Loíza (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 69 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.32 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -65.3191° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.9305° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 69 km N of Culebra, 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 2021-03-12 06:36:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-12 07:11:28 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 170 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 13 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.9498 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 325 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 pr2021071001 Id of event.
Event Code 2021071001 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2021071001, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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