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Minor earthquake, 3.58 mag strikes near San Antonio in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.1403S, -67.294WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.58 (ml/mb) was reported 74 kilometers (46 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65 km (40 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/03/21 / 2021-03-15 14:23:33 / March 15, 2021 @ 2:23 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 14:23:33 / 2:23 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2021074006. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000djit, pr2021074006. Exact location of earthquake, -67.294° West, 19.1403° North, depth 65 km.

Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moca, Quebradillas, Aguadilla.

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 74 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.58 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.294° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1403° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 65 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 74 km NNW of San Antonio, 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 2021-03-15 14:23:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-15 15:06:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 198 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 14 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.6972 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.55 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 292 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 pr2021074006 Id of event.
Event Code 2021074006 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000djit,pr2021074006, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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