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Minor earthquake: M3.44 quake has struck near San Antonio in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.2878S, -67.2846WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.44 (ml/mb) strikes 90 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (56 miles) on Saturday. Event id: pr2019355016. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019355016. Exact location of event, longitude -67.2846 West, latitude 19.2878 North, depth = 21 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/12/19 / 2019-12-21 14:17:54 / December 21, 2019 @ 2:17 pm. The temblor was picked up at 10:17:54 / 10:17 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eighty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days nine hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 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. 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: 90 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.44 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.2846° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.2878° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 90km 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 2019-12-21 14:17:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-21 14:53:49 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 182 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 0.8384 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 297 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 pr2019355016 Id of event.
Event Code 2019355016 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019355016, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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