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Minor earthquake, 3.63 mag was detected near Puerto Real in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 18.1481S, -67.402WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.63 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Puerto Real in Puerto Rico. The temblor was detected at 08:11:18 / 8:11 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/11/20 / 2020-11-18 08:11:18 / November 18, 2020 @ 8:11 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cpr4, pr2020323002. Id of event: pr2020323002. Exact location of event, depth 11 km, -67.402° West, 18.1481° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ponce, Arecibo, Utuado. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days three thousand, one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 24 km WNW of Puerto Real, Puerto Rico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.63 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.402° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.1481° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24 km WNW of Puerto Real, 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 2020-11-18 08:11:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-18 08:48:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.142 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 204 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 19 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2486 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 173 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 pr2020323002 Id of event.
Event Code 2020323002 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000cpr4,pr2020323002, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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