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Minor earthquake: M3.32 quake has struck near Tallaboa in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 17.8891S, -66.7478WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/03/20 / 2020-03-11 19:09:31 / March 11, 2020 @ 7:09 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7478 West, latitude 17.8891 North, depth = 6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 15:09:31 / 3:09 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020071024. Id of event: pr2020071024.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Candelaria Arenas, Dorado, Candelaria (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eighty, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km SSW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.32 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.7478° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.8891° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km SSW of Tallaboa, 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 2020-03-11 19:09:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-11 20:10:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 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 8 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.157 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 248 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 pr2020071024 Id of event.
Event Code 2020071024 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2020071024, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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