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Earthquake: M 2.9 quake strikes near Brenas in Puerto Rico



Earthquake location 19.0827S, -66.3813WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (mg/mb) has striked on Friday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Brenas in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 05:08:33 / 5:08 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 44 km (27 miles). Global time of event 2014-12-26 09:08:33 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -66.3813 West, latitude 19.0827 North, depth 44 km.

Close countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cataño (c. 28 100 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cataño, Arecibo, Candelaria Arenas.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.3813° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.0827° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 68km 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 2014-12-26 09:08:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2014-12-26 12:53:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 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 129 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 7 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.81297533 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 280.8 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 pr14360007 Id of event.
Event Code 14360007 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS pr14360007 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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