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Minor earthquake, 2.82 mag was detected near Isabela in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.1673S, -67.0376WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was reported 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019267022. Unique identifier: pr2019267022. Global time and date of event 24/09/19 / 2019-09-24 06:35:44 / September 24, 2019 @ 6:35 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:35:44 / 2:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.0376° West, latitude 19.1673° North, depth = 13 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 73 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.0376° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1673° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 73km 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 2019-09-24 06:35:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-24 12:47:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 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 122 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 ,pr, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 20 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.7037 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.38 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 219 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 pr2019267022 Id of event.
Event Code 2019267022 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019267022, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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