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Minor earthquake, 2.94 mag was detected near San Antonio in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.2643S, -67.3183WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 88 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (55 miles). Global time and date of event 16/10/19 / 2019-10-16 13:08:12 / October 16, 2019 @ 1:08 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -67.3183° West, 19.2643° North, depth 30 km. The 2.94-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:08:12 / 9:08 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 30 km (19 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2019289005. Event ids that are associated: pr2019289005.

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seventy-three, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-six and in the last 365 days seven hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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. 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: 88 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.94 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.3183° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.2643° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 30 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 88km 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 2019-10-16 13:08:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-16 16:39:25 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 133 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 5 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.8944 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.34 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 305 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 pr2019289005 Id of event.
Event Code 2019289005 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019289005, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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