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Minor earthquake: M3.23 quake has struck near San Antonio in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.2628S, -67.3561WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 89 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (55 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2019281021. Event ids that are associated: pr2019281021. The temblor was picked up at 08:55:27 / 8:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.3561 West, latitude 19.2628 North, depth = 14 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/10/19 / 2019-10-08 12:55:27 / October 8, 2019 @ 12:55 pm.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-seven, in the past 30 days three hundred and two and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 89 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.23 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.3561° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.2628° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 89km 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 2019-10-08 12:55:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-08 18:57:55 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 161 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 10 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.8322 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.32 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 306 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 pr2019281021 Id of event.
Event Code 2019281021 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019281021, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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