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Minor earthquake, 3.31 mag has occurred near Pole Ojea in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 17.678166666667S, -67.638WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Pole Ojea in Puerto Rico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.63 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr71453703. Unique identifier: pr71453703. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/06/24 / 2024-06-22 05:44:32 / June 22, 2024 @ 5:44 am. The 3.31-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:44:32 / 5:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -67.638° West, 17.678166666667° North, depth 13.63 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mayagüez, San Germán, Hormigueros (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Cabo Rojo (c. 10 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Puerto Real (c. 6 200 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. 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: 58 km SW of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.31 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.638° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.678166666667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 58 km SW of Pole Ojea, 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 2024-06-22 05:44:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-22 06:06:04 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 10 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.5999 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 242 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 pr71453703 Id of event.
Event Code 71453703 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr71453703, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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