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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag strikes near San Antonio in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.038S, -67.231WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:08:11 / 7:08 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pt19275000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt19275000. Global time and date of event 02/10/19 / 2019-10-02 11:08:11 / October 2, 2019 @ 11:08 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 17.5 km, -67.231° West, 19.038° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.5 km (11 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Maricao, Barceloneta, Mayagüez (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Lares (c. 7 200 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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: 62 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.231° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.038° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 62km NNW 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 2019-10-02 11:08:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-02 11:12:34 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 340 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network pt The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pt, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 16 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 190.799984736 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID pt19275000 Id of event.
Event Code 19275000 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt19275000, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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