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Minor earthquake, 3.27 mag strikes near Brenas in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 18.91S, -66.4285WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.27 (ml/mb) was reported 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Brenas in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: pr2021068006. Event ids that are associated: us7000dhe9, pr2021068006. The temblor was reported at 10:09:45 / 10:09 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/03/21 / 2021-03-09 10:09:45 / March 9, 2021 @ 10:09 am. Exact location of event, depth 31 km, -66.4285° West, 18.91° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 31 km (19 miles).

Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Canovanas, Barranquitas, San Isidro. Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop).

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

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 49 km N of Brenas, Puerto Rico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.27 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.4285° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.91° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 49 km N of Brenas, 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 2021-03-09 10:09:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-09 11:31:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 165 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 20 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.4445 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 261 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 pr2021068006 Id of event.
Event Code 2021068006 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000dhe9,pr2021068006, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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