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Minor earthquake 2.95 mag, 75 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.0568S, -67.5035WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was reported 75 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (47 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.5035 West, latitude 19.0568 North, depth = 19 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/03/18 / 2018-03-14 06:46:56 / March 14, 2018 @ 6:46 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2018073005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018073005. The epicenter was at a depth of 19 km (12 miles). The 2.95-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:46:56 / 1:46 am (local time epicenter).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 75 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.95 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.5035° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.0568° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 75km NW 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 2018-03-14 06:46:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-14 07:57:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 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 134 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 0.7079 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 234 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 pr2018073005 Id of event.
Event Code 2018073005 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2018073005, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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