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Minor earthquake: M2.88 quake has struck near San Antonio in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.249S, -67.6886WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 104 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (65 miles). Global time and date of event 17/12/19 / 2019-12-17 06:24:42 / December 17, 2019 @ 6:24 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -67.6886° West, 19.249° North, depth 46 km. The temblor was reported at 01:24:42 / 1:24 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019351041. Id of event: pr2019351041.

In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days sixty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-seven and in the last 365 days eight hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 104 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.88 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.6886° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.249° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 46 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 104km NW 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 2019-12-17 06:24:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-17 19:02:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 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 128 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 7 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.9716 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.32 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 331 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 pr2019351041 Id of event.
Event Code 2019351041 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019351041, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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