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Minor earthquake, 3.23 mag strikes near San Antonio in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.2418S, -67.4493WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 90 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (56 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -67.4493 West, latitude 19.2418 North, depth = 26 km. The temblor was detected at 10:48:19 / 10:48 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/12/19 / 2019-12-22 14:48:19 / December 22, 2019 @ 2:48 pm. Id of earthquake: pr2019356041. Event ids that are associated: pr2019356041. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26 km (16 miles).

In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days one hundred, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days nine hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 90 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.23 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.4493° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.2418° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 26 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 2019-12-22 14:48:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-22 21:25:32 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 161 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 6 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.8449 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.45 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 338 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 pr2019356041 Id of event.
Event Code 2019356041 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019356041, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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