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Minor earthquake: M3.44 quake has struck near Mucarabones in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 18.3953S, -66.2108WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.44 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Mucarabones in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -66.2108° West, 18.3953° North, depth 115 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:37:42 / 10:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/03/21 / 2021-03-07 22:37:42 / March 7, 2021 @ 10:37 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dgyq, pr2021066009. Id of event: pr2021066009. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 115 km (71 miles).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Sebastián, Yauco, Quebradillas. Epicenter of the event was 14 km (8 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and eighty-one 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. 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: 0 km NE of Mucarabones, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.44 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.2108° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.3953° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 115 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0 km NE of Mucarabones, 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 2021-03-07 22:37:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-07 23:34:19 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 2.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.139 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 183 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 22 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1537 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 199 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 pr2021066009 Id of event.
Event Code 2021066009 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000dgyq,pr2021066009, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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