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Minor earthquake 3.31 mag, 23 km SW of Stella, Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 18.1605S, -67.3958WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Stella in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 20:49:54 / 8:49 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020320002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cfde, pr2020320002. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/11/20 / 2020-11-15 20:49:54 / November 15, 2020 @ 8:49 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -67.3958° West, 18.1605° North.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arecibo, Utuado, Peñuelas (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days three thousand, one hundred and twenty-three 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 23 km SW of Stella, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.31 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.3958° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.1605° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23 km SW of Stella, 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 2020-11-15 20:49:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-16 00:01:13 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 169 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 15 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.239 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 225 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 pr2020320002 Id of event.
Event Code 2020320002 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cfde,pr2020320002, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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