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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near San Antonio in Puerto Rico



Earthquake location 19.137S, -67.246WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 10:54:44 / 10:54 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt17239001. Id of event: pt17239001. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -67.246° West, latitude 19.137° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 14:54:44 / August 27, 2017 @ 2:54 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rincón, Hatillo, Aguada (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 73 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.246° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.137° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 73km 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 2017-08-27 14:54:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-27 14:58:51 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 259 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network pt The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pt, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 21 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID pt17239001 Id of event.
Event Code 17239001 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt17239001, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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