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Minor earthquake, 3.96 mag strikes near Isabela in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.2646S, -67.1468WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.96 (ml/mb) strikes 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 23:52:07 / 11:52 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/04/20 / 2020-04-19 03:52:07 / April 19, 2020 @ 3:52 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24 km (15 miles). Exact location of event, depth 24 km, -67.1468° West, 19.2646° North. Id of earthquake: pr2020110002. Event ids that are associated: us70008zpi, pr2020110002.

Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days nine hundred and seventy-nine 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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: 71 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.96 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.1468° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.2646° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 71km N of Isabela, 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 2020-04-19 03:52:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-19 04:58:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 242 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 ,us,pr, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 26 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.7979 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.49 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 220 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 pr2020110002 Id of event.
Event Code 2020110002 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008zpi,pr2020110002, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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