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Minor earthquake 2.92 mag, 61 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.0485S, -67.1581WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) strikes 61 kilometers (38 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Monday. The temblor was detected at 21:19:57 / 9:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/10/19 / 2019-10-15 01:19:57 / October 15, 2019 @ 1:19 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 80 km, -67.1581° West, 19.0485° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 80 km (50 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019288000. Id of event: pr2019288000.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguada, Moca, Hatillo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop).

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

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 61 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.92 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.1581° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.0485° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 80 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 61km 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 2019-10-15 01:19:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-15 04:11:59 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 131 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 0.8099 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.4 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 229 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 pr2019288000 Id of event.
Event Code 2019288000 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019288000, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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