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Minor earthquake 2.92 mag, 69 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.0993S, -67.2596WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr2019268058. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019268058. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.2596 West, latitude 19.0993 North, depth = 25 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/09/19 / 2019-09-25 14:17:18 / September 25, 2019 @ 2:17 pm. The temblor was picked up at 10:17:18 / 10:17 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quebradillas, Aguadilla, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 69 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.92 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.2596° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.0993° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 69km NNW 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 2019-09-25 14:17:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-27 00:11:21 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 131 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 4 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.1031 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 320 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 pr2019268058 Id of event.
Event Code 2019268058 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019268058, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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