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Minor earthquake, 3.02 mag was detected near Isabela in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.2208S, -66.9131WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 80 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico (50 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/10/19 / 2019-10-26 13:09:11 / October 26, 2019 @ 1:09 pm. Exact location, longitude -66.9131° West, latitude 19.2208° North, depth = 62 km. The 3.02-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:09:11 / 9:09 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2019299020. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019299020.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-five 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 80 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.02 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.9131° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.2208° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 62 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 80km 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 2019-10-26 13:09:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-26 16:26:09 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 140 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 0.7789 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 244 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 pr2019299020 Id of event.
Event Code 2019299020 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019299020, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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