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Minor earthquake 3.14 mag, 63 km N of Hatillo, Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.0631S, -66.8555WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8555 West, latitude 19.0631 North, depth = 8 km. The 3.14-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:14:07 / 12:14 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2021001029. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2021001029. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/01/21 / 2021-01-01 00:14:07 / January 1, 2021 @ 12:14 am.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Moca, Aguadilla (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days sixty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 63 km N of Hatillo, Puerto Rico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.14 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.8555° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.0631° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 63 km N of Hatillo, 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 2021-01-01 00:14:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-30 09:44:59 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 152 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 16 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.6482 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.52 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 284 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 pr2021001029 Id of event.
Event Code 2021001029 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2021001029, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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