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Minor earthquake 3.35 mag, 38 km SE of Esperanza, Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 17.8705S, -65.1901WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.35 (ml/mb) was reported 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Esperanza in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 191 km (119 miles). Unique identifier: pr2019015022. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019015022. The temblor was picked up at 16:21:46 / 4:21 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/01/19 / 2019-01-15 20:21:46 / January 15, 2019 @ 8:21 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 191 km, -65.1901° West, 17.8705° North.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Piedras, Luquillo, Maunabo (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Saint Croix (c. 50 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Humacao (c. 20 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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 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: 38 km SE of Esperanza, Puerto Rico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.35 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -65.1901° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.8705° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 191 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38km SE of Esperanza, 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 2019-01-15 20:21:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-16 00:27:42 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 173 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 3 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.8451 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 351 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 pr2019015022 Id of event.
Event Code 2019015022 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019015022, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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