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Minor earthquake 2.86 mag, 46 km WSW of Rincon, Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 18.169S, -67.6536WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) strikes 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Rincon in Puerto Rico on Monday. Id of earthquake: pr2019196008. Event ids that are associated: pr2019196008. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/07/19 / 2019-07-15 11:22:44 / July 15, 2019 @ 11:22 am. Exact location of event, depth 146 km, -67.6536° West, 18.169° North. The temblor was detected at 06:22:44 / 6:22 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 146 km (91 miles).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela, Sabana Grande, San Sebastián. The epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 46 km WSW of Rincon, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.86 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.6536° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.169° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 146 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 46km WSW 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 2019-07-15 11:22:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-15 16:56:11 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 126 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 12 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2772 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.35 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 pr2019196008 Id of event.
Event Code 2019196008 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019196008, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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