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Minor earthquake: M3.07 quake has struck near Isabela in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.0843S, -66.9643WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) was reported 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019292007. Unique identifier: pr2019292007. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 113 km (70 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.9643 West, latitude 19.0843 North, depth = 113 km. The 3.07-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:59:13 / 4:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/10/19 / 2019-10-19 08:59:13 / October 19, 2019 @ 8:59 am UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moca, Aguadilla, Arecibo (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 64 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.07 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.9643° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.0843° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 113 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 64km 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 2019-10-19 08:59:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-19 13:08:18 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 145 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 4 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.767 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 336 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 pr2019292007 Id of event.
Event Code 2019292007 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019292007, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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