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Minor earthquake, 3.13 mag has occurred near Isabela in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.0048S, -67.0738WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) was reported 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 113 km (70 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -67.0738 West, latitude 19.0048 North, depth = 113 km. The temblor was reported at 03:48:26 / 3:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/10/19 / 2019-10-13 07:48:26 / October 13, 2019 @ 7:48 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019286010. Id of event: pr2019286010.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rincón, San Sebastián, Aguada (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ninety-five, in the past 30 days three hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.13 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.0738° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.0048° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 113 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 56km N of Isabela, 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 2019-10-13 07:48:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-13 13:12:17 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 151 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 0.7317 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.46 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 225 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 pr2019286010 Id of event.
Event Code 2019286010 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019286010, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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