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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Rincon in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 18.854S, -67.731WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Rincon in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/06/19 / 2019-06-10 06:49:06 / June 10, 2019 @ 6:49 am. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:49:06 / 1:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 0.8 km, -67.731° West, 18.854° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.8 km (0 miles). Event id: pt19161050. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt19161050. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Añasco, Isabela, Moca (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop), Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 76 km NW of Rincon, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.731° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.854° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 76km NW of Rincon, 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 2019-06-10 06:49:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-10 06:55:22 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 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 12 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 pt19161050 Id of event.
Event Code 19161050 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt19161050, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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