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Minor earthquake 3.21 mag, 77 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.1775S, -67.2476WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 24 km (15 miles). The 3.21-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:09:48 / 8:09 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/12/19 / 2019-12-24 00:09:48 / December 24, 2019 @ 12:09 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2019358000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019358000. Exact location of event, longitude -67.2476 West, latitude 19.1775 North, depth = 24 km.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isabela (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and ten, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-five and in the last 365 days nine hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 77 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.21 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.2476° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1775° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 77km 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 2019-12-24 00:09:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-24 04:38:16 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 159 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 0.723 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.46 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 322 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 pr2019358000 Id of event.
Event Code 2019358000 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019358000, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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