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Earthquake 4.9 mag, 48 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands

Earthquake location 18.727S, -65.141WAn earthquake with magnitude 4.9 mg/mb has occurred in 48 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. Time of event: Wednesday 13th August @ 3:05 am UTC. Location of event: -65.141S, 18.727W, depth=39 km. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about quake recorded in: 48 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. Did you feel it? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -65.141° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.727° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 39 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 48km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2014-08-13 03:05:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2014-08-13 03:09:55 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 1 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 369 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources at A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 38 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.46 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 169.2 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 at00na85wq Id of event.
Event Code 00na85wq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS at00na85wq A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

1 Comment

  1. Mary kay Kazmerski

    We live up mafolie hill on st. Thomas. The rumbling was quite loud, and went of for what seemed like a long time. Not much shaking, a couple bumps.

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