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Minor earthquake: M3.06 quake has struck near San Antonio in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.1826S, -67.2863WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) strikes 78 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (48 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -67.2863 West, latitude 19.1826 North, depth = 24 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019282004. Unique identifier: pr2019282004. Global time and date of event 09/10/19 / 2019-10-09 04:21:43 / October 9, 2019 @ 4:21 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 00:21:43 / 12:21 am (local time epicenter).

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

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 78 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.06 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.2863° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1826° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 78km 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 2019-10-09 04:21:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-09 08:45:41 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 144 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 15 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.7362 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 294 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 pr2019282004 Id of event.
Event Code 2019282004 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019282004, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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