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Light earthquake 4 mag, 71 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.076S, -67.5203WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.5203 West, latitude 19.076 North, depth = 6 km. The temblor was reported at 05:44:18 / 5:44 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 10:44:18 / May 3, 2020 @ 10:44 am. Unique identifier: pr2020124007. Ids that are associated to the event: us700099aa, pr2020124007. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Moca, Rincón, Aguada (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days sixty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 71 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.5203° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.076° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 71km 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 2020-05-03 10:44:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-03 11:54:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 6 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 248 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 25 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.6928 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.65 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 191 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 pr2020124007 Id of event.
Event Code 2020124007 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700099aa,pr2020124007, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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