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Minor earthquake, 2.96 mag was detected near San Antonio in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.1836S, -67.4138WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was reported 83 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (52 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:46:11 / 11:46 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/12/19 / 2019-12-27 03:46:11 / December 27, 2019 @ 3:46 am. Exact location of event, longitude -67.4138 West, latitude 19.1836 North, depth = 15 km. Unique identifier: pr2019361004. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019361004.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days ninety-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-three and in the last 365 days nine hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 83 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.96 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.4138° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1836° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 83km 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 2019-12-27 03:46:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-27 09:01:07 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 135 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 1.2158 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 324 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 pr2019361004 Id of event.
Event Code 2019361004 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019361004, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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