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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag was detected near The Valley in Anguilla

Earthquake location 18.6284S, -63.528WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from The Valley in Anguilla. Exact location of earthquake, -63.528° West, 18.6284° North, depth 22 km. The temblor was detected at 18:09:41 / 6:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22 km (14 miles). Global time and date of event 29/11/16 / 2016-11-29 22:09:41 / November 29, 2016 @ 10:09 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: pr16334015. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16334015.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Anguilla (c. 13 000 pop), Saint Martin (c. 36 000 pop), Sint Maarten (c. 37 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Cul de Sac (c. 8 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Marigot (c. 5 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from The Valley (c. 2 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cul de Sac, Marigot, The Valley.

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 67 km NW of The Valley, Anguilla.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -63.528° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.6284° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 67km NW of The Valley, Anguilla Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-29 22:09:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-29 22:50:08 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 178 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 12 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.21542058 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 324 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 pr16334015 Id of event.
Event Code 16334015 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr16334015, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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