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Minor earthquake, 2.85 mag has occurred near San Antonio in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.042S, -67.2621WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 15/10/19 / 2019-10-15 19:24:55 / October 15, 2019 @ 7:24 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 64 km, -67.2621° West, 19.042° North. Event id: pr2019288013. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019288013. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 15:24:55 / 3:24 pm (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hatillo, Camuy, Aguada.

In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seventy-four, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days seven hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 63 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.85 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.2621° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.042° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 64 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 63km 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 2019-10-15 19:24:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-15 20:14:32 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 125 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 18 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.594 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 203 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 pr2019288013 Id of event.
Event Code 2019288013 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019288013, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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