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Minor earthquake 2.82 mag, 100 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.4045S, -66.982WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 100 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico (62 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.982° West, 19.4045° North, depth 42 km. Global time and date of event 20/12/19 / 2019-12-20 02:11:57 / December 20, 2019 @ 2:11 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 22:11:57 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019354007. Unique identifier: pr2019354007. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eighty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-nine and in the last 365 days seven hundred and eighty-two 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.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 100 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.982° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.4045° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 100km 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 2019-12-20 02:11:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-20 09:10:53 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 122 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 3 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.2331 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 358 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 pr2019354007 Id of event.
Event Code 2019354007 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019354007, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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