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Minor earthquake: M3.9 quake has struck near San Antonio in Puerto Rico


Earthquake location 18.9608S, -67.6304WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 76 kilometers (47 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:26:57 / 9:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.6304° West, latitude 18.9608° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us60007mhw. Event ids that are associated: us60007mhw. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 02:26:57 / February 2, 2020 @ 2:26 am.

Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Moca, Isabela, Rincón (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 76 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.6304° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.9608° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 76km NW 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 2020-02-02 02:26:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-02 02:40:12 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 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 234 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.694 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.44 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 202 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 us60007mhw Id of event.
Event Code 60007mhw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60007mhw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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