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Minor earthquake: M3.44 quake has struck near San Antonio in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.0343S, -67.6848WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.44 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 86 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (53 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2020167005. Event ids that are associated: us6000abz1, pr2020167005. The 3.44-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:43:24 / 2:43 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/06/20 / 2020-06-15 02:43:24 / June 15, 2020 @ 2:43 am. Exact location, longitude -67.6848° West, latitude 19.0343° North, depth = 7 km.

In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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: 86 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.44 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.6848° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.0343° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 86 km NW 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 2020-06-15 02:43:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-15 03:58:34 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 182 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 22 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.6816 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.43 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 230 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 pr2020167005 Id of event.
Event Code 2020167005 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000abz1,pr2020167005, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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