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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag strikes near Arecibo in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.1165S, -66.6419WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (mg/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Arecibo in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 06:32:09 / 6:32 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 29 km (18 miles). Global time of event 16/05/15 / 2015-05-16 10:32:09 / May 16, 2015 @ 10:32 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -66.6419 West, latitude 19.1165 North, depth 29 km, unique identifier, pr15136009. Ids that are associated to the event, ,pr15136009,.

Close countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela, Vega Baja, Manatí.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.6419° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1165° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 29 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 71km N of Arecibo, 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 2015-05-16 10:32:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-16 10:58:43 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 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 148 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 0.64499037 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 277.2 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 pr15136009 Id of event.
Event Code 15136009 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr15136009, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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