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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Isabela in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.068S, -67.182WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -67.182 West, latitude 19.068 North, depth = 33 km. Global time and date of event 27/10/19 / 2019-10-27 13:29:50 / October 27, 2019 @ 1:29 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33 km (21 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:29:50 / 9:29 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: pt19300000. Event ids that are associated: pt19300000.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Marías, Lares, Añasco. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Lares (c. 7 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days seven hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 64 km NNW of Isabela, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.182° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.068° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 64km NNW 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 2019-10-27 13:29:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-27 13:34:15 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 298 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network pt The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pt, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 14 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 208.799983296 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID pt19300000 Id of event.
Event Code 19300000 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt19300000, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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