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Minor earthquake: M3.31 quake has struck near Brenas in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.079333333333S, -66.401166666667WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) was reported 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Brenas in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Event id: pr71451253. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr71451253. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.05 km (9 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.401166666667° West, 19.079333333333° North, depth 14.05 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/06/24 / 2024-06-01 17:22:18 / June 1, 2024 @ 5:22 pm. The 3.31-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:22:18 / 5:22 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Florida, Pájaros, Estancias de Florida. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 68 km N of Brenas, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.31 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.401166666667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.079333333333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 68 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 2024-06-01 17:22:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-01 17:45:33 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 169 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 14 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.6112 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.11 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 pr71451253 Id of event.
Event Code 71451253 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr71451253, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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