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Minor earthquake 3.44 mag, 85 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.2501S, -67.2446WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.44 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 85 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (53 miles). The 3.44-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:48:42 / 6:48 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/12/19 / 2019-12-23 10:48:42 / December 23, 2019 @ 10:48 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019357016. Id of event: pr2019357016. Exact location, longitude -67.2446° West, latitude 19.2501° North, depth = 8 km.

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 85 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.44 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.2446° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.2501° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 85km N 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 2019-12-23 10:48:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-23 11:55:53 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 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 14 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.7939 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 294 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 pr2019357016 Id of event.
Event Code 2019357016 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019357016, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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