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Minor earthquake 3.6 mag, 9 km WNW of The Valley, Anguilla

Earthquake location 18.2437S, -63.1429WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from The Valley in Anguilla. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -63.1429 West, latitude 18.2437 North, depth = 36.53 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008hua. Unique identifier: us20008hua. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:28:38 / 9:28 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 36.53 km (23 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/02/17 / 2017-02-05 13:28:38 / February 5, 2017 @ 1:28 pm.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was The Bottom, Gustavia, Philipsburg (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Cul de Sac (c. 8 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Gustavia (c. 6 000 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Marigot (c. 5 700 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from The Valley (c. 2 000 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Philipsburg (c. 1 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from The Bottom (c. 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Anguilla (c. 13 000 pop), Saint Barthelemy (c. 8 000 pop), Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba (c. 18 000 pop), Saint Martin (c. 36 000 pop), Sint Maarten (c. 37 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 9 km WNW of The Valley, Anguilla.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -63.1429° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.2437° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 36.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km WNW 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 2017-02-05 13:28:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-05 23:12:00 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 4.1 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 204 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 0.202 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.39 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 200 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 us20008hua Id of event.
Event Code 20008hua An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008hua, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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