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Minor earthquake, 2.95 mag strikes near San Antonio in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.302S, -67.3803WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was reported 94 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (58 miles) on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019350027. Unique identifier: pr2019350027. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:19:57 / 5:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.3803 West, latitude 19.302 North, depth = 25 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25 km (16 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/12/19 / 2019-12-16 21:19:57 / December 16, 2019 @ 9:19 pm.

In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days eight hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 94 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.95 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.3803° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.302° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 94km 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 2019-12-16 21:19:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-17 02:29:20 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 134 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 10 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.8768 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 309 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 pr2019350027 Id of event.
Event Code 2019350027 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019350027, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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