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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near Tallaboa in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 17.6595S, -66.6415WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Event id: pr2019325015. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019325015. Exact location of event, depth 40 km, -66.6415° West, 17.6595° North. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:05:13 / 5:05 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 40 km (25 miles). Global time and date of event 21/11/19 / 2019-11-21 09:05:13 / November 21, 2019 @ 9:05 am UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Cayey (c. 18 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cidra, Patillas, Comerío (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 37 km SSE of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.6415° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.6595° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 40 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km SSE of Tallaboa, 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 2019-11-21 09:05:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-21 10:44:11 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 121 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 9 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3849 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 251 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 pr2019325015 Id of event.
Event Code 2019325015 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019325015, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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