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Minor earthquake, 2.92 mag has occurred near Isabela in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.0936S, -66.8613WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2018061004. Event ids that are associated: pr2018061004. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8613 West, latitude 19.0936 North, depth = 47 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/03/18 / 2018-03-02 12:15:14 / March 2, 2018 @ 12:15 pm. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:15:14 / 8:15 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arecibo, Quebradillas, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop).

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 thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 67 km NNE of Isabela, Puerto Rico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.92 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.8613° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.0936° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 47 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 67km NNE 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 2018-03-02 12:15:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-02 15:57:20 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 131 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 5 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.7546 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 332 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 pr2018061004 Id of event.
Event Code 2018061004 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2018061004, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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