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Minor earthquake 2.6 mag, 6 km SW of Culebra, Puerto Rico



Earthquake location 18.2595S, -65.3432WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.6 (mg/mb) was reported Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 04:38:39 / 4:38 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 104 km (65 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-20 08:38:39 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -65.3432 West, latitude 18.2595 North, depth 104 km.

Close countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Humacao (c. 20 400 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caguas, Trujillo Alto, Gurabo.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -65.3432° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.2595° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 104 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km SW of Culebra, 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 2015-01-20 08:38:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-20 14:56:10 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 104 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 5 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07456017 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 151.2 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 pr15020001 Id of event.
Event Code 15020001 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS pr15020001 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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