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Minor earthquake: M3.57 quake has struck near Carrizales in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.1918S, -66.677WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.57 (ml/mb) strikes 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Carrizales in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -66.677° West, latitude 19.1918° North, depth = 21 km. Unique identifier: pr2024157000. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000mqkz, pr2024157000. The temblor was picked up at 22:10:52 / 10:10 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 05/06/24 / 2024-06-05 22:10:52 / June 5, 2024 @ 10:10 pm UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela, Quebradillas, Barceloneta (min 5000 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 79 km N of Carrizales, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.57 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.677° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1918° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 79 km N of Carrizales, 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 2024-06-05 22:10:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-05 22:50:08 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 196 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 0.7298 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.4 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 209 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 pr2024157000 Id of event.
Event Code 2024157000 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mqkz,pr2024157000, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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