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Minor earthquake 3.7 mag, 121 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands



Earthquake location 19.5109S, -64.708WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 121 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (75 miles). Global time and date of event 18/04/16 / 2016-04-18 10:21:35 / April 18, 2016 @ 10:21 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 06:21:35 / 6:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -64.708° West, latitude 19.5109° North, depth = 37 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 37 km (23 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16109002. Id of event: pr16109002.

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 121 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -64.708° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.5109° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 37 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 121km N of Road Town, British 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 2016-04-18 10:21:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-18 11:16:47 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 211 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 1.17499639 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 302.4 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 pr16109002 Id of event.
Event Code 16109002 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr16109002, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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