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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag was detected near Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands



Earthquake location 19.4645S, -65.0859WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 125 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (78 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 75 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/17 / 2017-02-10 02:55:34 / February 10, 2017 @ 2:55 am. The temblor was reported at 22:55:34 / 10:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -65.0859° West, 19.4645° North, depth 75 km. Unique identifier: pr17041002. Ids that are associated to the event: pr17041002.

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 125 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -65.0859° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.4645° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 75 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 125km N 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 2017-02-10 02:55:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-10 03:58:08 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 158 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 5 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.16421661 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 334.8 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 pr17041002 Id of event.
Event Code 17041002 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr17041002, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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