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Minor earthquake 3.9 mag, 70 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 19.1269S, -67.1519WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -67.1519 West, latitude 19.1269 North, depth = 32.82 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:28:34 / 1:28 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000ddvs. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ddvs. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/02/21 / 2021-02-02 13:28:34 / February 2, 2021 @ 1:28 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32.82 km (20 miles).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rincón, Arecibo, Aguada (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: 70 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.1519° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1269° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 32.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 70 km 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 2021-02-02 13:28:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-02 13:42:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 234 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.657 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 184 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000ddvs Id of event.
Event Code 6000ddvs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000ddvs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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