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Minor earthquake: M2.98 quake has struck near San Antonio in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.286S, -67.2135WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 88 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (55 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/10/19 / 2019-10-01 20:30:11 / October 1, 2019 @ 8:30 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 45 km (28 miles). The temblor was picked up at 16:30:11 / 4:30 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2019274047. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019274047. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.2135 West, latitude 19.286 North, depth = 45 km.

In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 88 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.98 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.2135° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.286° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 45 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 88km N of San Antonio, 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 2019-10-01 20:30:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-01 23:54:26 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 137 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 4 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.0457 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 338 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 pr2019274047 Id of event.
Event Code 2019274047 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019274047, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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