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Minor earthquake, 3.11 mag strikes near San Antonio in Puerto Rico



Earthquake location 19.2105S, -67.4681WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) was reported 88 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (55 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 85 km (53 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2017175008. Event ids that are associated: pr2017175008. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/06/17 / 2017-06-24 17:06:07 / June 24, 2017 @ 5:06 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -67.4681° West, 19.2105° North, depth 85 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:06:07 / 1:06 pm (local time epicenter).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 88 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.11 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.4681° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.2105° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 88km NNW of San Antonio, 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 2017-06-24 17:06:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-25 03:21:32 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 149 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 0.8243 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.35 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 300 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 pr2017175008 Id of event.
Event Code 2017175008 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2017175008, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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