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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag has occurred near Isabela in Puerto Rico



Earthquake location 19.1327S, -67.1003WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 42 km (26 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/11/16 / 2016-11-06 21:27:36 / November 6, 2016 @ 9:27 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 17:27:36 / 5:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.1003 West, latitude 19.1327 North, depth = 42 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr16311004. Unique identifier: pr16311004.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camuy, Quebradillas, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 70 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.1003° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1327° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 70km N of Isabela, 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 2016-11-06 21:27:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-06 23:45:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 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 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 4 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.66116005 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 331.2 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 pr16311004 Id of event.
Event Code 16311004 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr16311004, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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