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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag was detected near Quebradillas in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 18.579S, -66.9138WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Quebradillas in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -66.9138° West, 18.579° North, depth 92 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cr6k, pr2020326010. Unique identifier: pr2020326010. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 92 km (57 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/11/20 / 2020-11-21 08:56:52 / November 21, 2020 @ 8:56 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 08:56:52 / 8:56 am (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coamo, Sabana Seca, Levittown (min 5000 pop).

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

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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 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: 11 km NNE of Quebradillas, Puerto Rico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.9138° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.579° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 92 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11 km NNE of Quebradillas, 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 2020-11-21 08:56:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-21 09:49:46 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 168 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 0.282 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 215 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 pr2020326010 Id of event.
Event Code 2020326010 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000cr6k,pr2020326010, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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