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Minor earthquake 3.41 mag, 74 km N of Suárez, Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.097333333333S, -65.792333333333WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.41 (ml/mb) strikes 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Suárez in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Event id: pr71450268. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr71450268. The 3.41-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:14:38 / 1:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -65.792333333333° West, latitude 19.097333333333° North, depth = 39.56 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/05/24 / 2024-05-25 13:14:38 / May 25, 2024 @ 1:14 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 39.56 km (25 miles).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Carolina, Canovanas (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Cataño (c. 28 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Río Grande (c. 13 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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: 74 km N of Suárez, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.41 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -65.792333333333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.097333333333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 39.56 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 74 km N of Suárez, 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 2024-05-25 13:14:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-05-25 13:56:58 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 179 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 15 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.8312 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.32 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 237 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 pr71450268 Id of event.
Event Code 71450268 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr71450268, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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