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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Culebra in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.1038S, -65.2627WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:50:45 / 9:50 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us700047jt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt19181000, us700047jt. Global time and date of event 30/06/19 / 2019-06-30 01:50:45 / June 30, 2019 @ 1:50 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -65.2627° West, latitude 19.1038° North, depth = 46.26 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 46.26 km (29 miles).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Luquillo, Charlotte Amalie, Culebra (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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. 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: 88 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -65.2627° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1038° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 46.26 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 88km N of Culebra, 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 2019-06-30 01:50:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-30 02:09:29 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 298 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pt,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.106 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 154 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us700047jt Id of event.
Event Code 700047jt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt19181000,us700047jt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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