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Minor earthquake, 3.22 mag was detected near Dorado in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 18.888S, -66.2625WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) strikes 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Dorado in Puerto Rico on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 36 km, -66.2625° West, 18.888° North. The temblor was picked up at 13:19:03 / 1:19 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/03/20 / 2020-03-30 17:19:03 / March 30, 2020 @ 5:19 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020090015. Unique identifier: pr2020090015. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36 km (22 miles).

Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cidra, Barranquitas, Gurabo (min 5000 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 eighteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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: 47 km N of Dorado, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.22 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.2625° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.888° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 36 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 47km N of Dorado, 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 2020-03-30 17:19:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-30 17:48:39 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 160 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 16 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.49 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.4 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 265 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 pr2020090015 Id of event.
Event Code 2020090015 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2020090015, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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