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Minor earthquake, 3.55 mag was detected near Tierras Nuevas Poniente in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.193S, -66.501WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.55 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Tierras Nuevas Poniente in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr2019172000. Ids that are associated to the event: pt19172050, us6000441p, pr2019172000. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/06/19 / 2019-06-21 02:36:04 / June 21, 2019 @ 2:36 am. Exact location of event, longitude -66.501 West, latitude 19.193 North, depth = 30 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:36:04 / 10:36 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 30 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Event epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Dorado (c. 13 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Ceiba (c. 6 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dorado, Manatí, Ceiba. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 71 km N of Tierras Nuevas Poniente, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.55 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.501° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.193° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 30 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 71km N of Tierras Nuevas Poniente, 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 2019-06-21 02:36:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-21 03:48:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.5 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 194 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 ,pt,us,pr, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 20 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.7165 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.37 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 pr2019172000 Id of event.
Event Code 2019172000 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt19172050,us6000441p,pr2019172000, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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