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Minor earthquake: M3.34 quake has struck near Vieques in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.4141S, -65.6241WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.34 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 111 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (69 miles). The 3.34-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:07:51 / 12:07 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2019170001. Event ids that are associated: pr2019170001. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/06/19 / 2019-06-19 04:07:51 / June 19, 2019 @ 4:07 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.6241 West, latitude 19.4141 North, depth = 89 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 89 km (55 miles).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 111 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.34 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -65.6241° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.4141° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 89 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 111km NNE of Vieques, 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 2019-06-19 04:07:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-19 09:05:32 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 172 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 15 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.1968 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.49 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 289 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 pr2019170001 Id of event.
Event Code 2019170001 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019170001, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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