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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 70 km NW of Petit Valley, Trinidad and Tobago



Earthquake location 11.1692S, -61.9753WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (mg/mb) has struck on Thursday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Petit Valley in Trinidad and Tobago. The temblor was reported at 09:25:28 / 9:25 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 68.8 km (43 miles). Global time of event 21/05/15 / 2015-05-21 13:25:28 / May 21, 2015 @ 1:25 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -61.9753 West, latitude 11.1692 North, depth 68.8 km, unique identifier, us10002b3s. Ids that are associated to the event, ,us10002b3s,.

Close countries, Trinidad and Tobago (c. 1 229 000 pop), Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop). The epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Laventille (c. 157 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Port-of-Spain (c. 49 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Güiria (c. 40 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Tunapuna (c. 17 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Paradise (c. 15 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Arouca (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arouca, Paradise, Tunapuna.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -61.9753° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.1692° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 68.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 70km NW of Petit Valley, Trinidad and Tobago Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-05-21 13:25:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-21 13:40:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 12 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3 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 275 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 1.007 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 86 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 us10002b3s Id of event.
Event Code 10002b3s An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002b3s, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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