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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 62 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico



Earthquake location 19.0252S, -66.1771WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from San Juan in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/10/15 / 2015-10-02 09:15:36 / October 2, 2015 @ 9:15 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.1771 West, latitude 19.0252 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 05:15:36 / 5:15 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr15275009. Event ids that are associated: pr15275009.

Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Isidro, Trujillo Alto, Santa Barbara (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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 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: 62 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.1771° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.0252° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 62km N of San Juan, 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 2015-10-02 09:15:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-02 11:46:38 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 121 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 8 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.86777256 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.38 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 255.6 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 pr15275009 Id of event.
Event Code 15275009 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr15275009, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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