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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near San Antonio in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.2096S, -67.1768WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 24 km, -67.1768° West, 19.2096° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/04/20 / 2020-04-27 02:44:49 / April 27, 2020 @ 2:44 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 24 km (15 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:44:49 / 10:44 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020118001. Ids that are associated to the event: us60009d0v, pr2020118001.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moca, Hatillo, Camuy (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days nine hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 71 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.1768° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.2096° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 71km N 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 2020-04-27 02:44:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-27 04:13:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 11 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 262 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 0.745 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.41 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 203 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 pr2020118001 Id of event.
Event Code 2020118001 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60009d0v,pr2020118001, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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