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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag has occurred near Pole Ojea in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 17.8447S, -67.1164WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Pole Ojea in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.1164 West, latitude 17.8447 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000c1ky. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c1ky. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/09/20 / 2020-09-26 11:14:43 / September 26, 2020 @ 11:14 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 11:14:43 / 11:14 am (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hatillo, Camuy, Santa Isabel (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days seventy-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 16 km SSE of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.1164° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.8447° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16 km SSE of Pole Ojea, 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 2020-09-26 11:14:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-26 11:32:03 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 158 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.141 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 213 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000c1ky Id of event.
Event Code 6000c1ky An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c1ky, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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