Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Small World Earthquakes

Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 26 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico



Earthquake location 18.58S, -65.5927WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Luquillo in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr17107010. Event ids that are associated: pr17107010. The epicenter was at a depth of 27 km (17 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/04/17 / 2017-04-17 02:11:19 / April 17, 2017 @ 2:11 am. Exact location of event, longitude -65.5927 West, latitude 18.58 North, depth = 27 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:11:19 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Antonio, Naranjito, Cidra. Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop).

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

How would you describe the shaking?

How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 26 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.



More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -65.5927° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.58° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km NNE of Luquillo, 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 2017-04-17 02:11:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-17 05:15:03 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 8 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.39525873 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 223.2 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 pr17107010 Id of event.
Event Code 17107010 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr17107010, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply