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Minor earthquake, 3.31 mag has occurred near San Antonio in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.0385S, -67.1895WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) strikes 61 kilometers (38 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The 3.31-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:10:23 / 3:10 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/10/19 / 2019-10-15 19:10:23 / October 15, 2019 @ 7:10 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.1895° West, 19.0385° North, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019288014. Id of event: pr2019288014.

Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Sebastián, Arecibo, Rincón.

In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days seventy-five, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.31 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.1895° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.0385° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 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 19:10:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-15 23:48:18 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 169 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 11 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.5763 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 228 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 pr2019288014 Id of event.
Event Code 2019288014 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019288014, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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