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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Indios in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 17.9308S, -66.8363WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/12/19 / 2019-12-29 01:21:14 / December 29, 2019 @ 1:21 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:21:14 / 9:21 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 3 km (2 miles). Unique identifier: pr2019363003. Ids that are associated to the event: pt19363052, us70006s2i, pr2019363003. Exact location, longitude -66.8363° West, latitude 17.9308° North, depth = 3 km.

Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 97 km (61 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maunabo, Trujillo Alto, Gurabo (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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. 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: 11 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.8363° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.9308° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km S of Indios, 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 2019-12-29 01:21:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-29 02:20:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 162 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.4 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 427 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 ,pt,us,pr, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 17 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0617 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 205 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID pr2019363003 Id of event.
Event Code 2019363003 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt19363052,us70006s2i,pr2019363003, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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