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Minor earthquake: M3.21 quake has struck near Tierras Nuevas Poniente in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.1545S, -66.534333333333WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Tierras Nuevas Poniente in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 19/06/24 / 2024-06-19 06:49:33 / June 19, 2024 @ 6:49 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr71453268. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr71453268. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.87 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.21-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:49:33 / 6:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 22.87 km, -66.534333333333° West, 19.1545° North.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hatillo, Barceloneta, Arecibo. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (49 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 76 km N of Tierras Nuevas Poniente, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.21 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.534333333333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1545° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 22.87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 76 km N of Tierras Nuevas Poniente, 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 2024-06-19 06:49:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-19 07:07:31 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 159 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 0.6738 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 298 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 pr71453268 Id of event.
Event Code 71453268 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr71453268, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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