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Minor earthquake, 2.95 mag strikes near San Antonio in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.02S, -67.1961WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -67.1961° West, latitude 19.02° North, depth = 14 km. The temblor was reported at 06:38:17 / 6:38 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/10/19 / 2019-10-08 10:38:17 / October 8, 2019 @ 10:38 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 14 km (9 miles). Unique identifier: pr2019281015. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019281015.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rincón, Aguada, Hatillo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-six and in the last 365 days six hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 59 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.95 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.1961° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.02° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 59km 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 2019-10-08 10:38:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-08 11:54:24 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 134 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 8 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.559 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.38 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 320 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 pr2019281015 Id of event.
Event Code 2019281015 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019281015, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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