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Minor earthquake: M3.29 quake has struck near Puerto Real in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 18.1405S, -67.4015WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.29 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Puerto Real in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:06:43 / 10:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/11/20 / 2020-11-18 10:06:43 / November 18, 2020 @ 10:06 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr2020323005. Event ids that are associated: pr2020323005. Exact location of event, longitude -67.4015 West, latitude 18.1405 North, depth = 9 km.

Epicenter of the event was 28 km (18 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arecibo, Utuado, Peñuelas (min 5000 pop).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 23 km WNW of Puerto Real, Puerto Rico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.29 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.4015° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.1405° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23 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 10:06:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-18 10:26:10 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 167 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 12 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.256 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.35 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 pr2020323005 Id of event.
Event Code 2020323005 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2020323005, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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