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Minor earthquake 3.4 mag, 81 km NW of The Valley, Anguilla

Earthquake location 18.7455S, -63.5929WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from The Valley in Anguilla. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:39:00 / 12:39 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 04:39:00 / February 15, 2017 @ 4:39 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 77 km (48 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr17046000. Unique identifier: pr17046000. Exact location of earthquake, -63.5929° West, 18.7455° North, depth 77 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was The Valley (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 81 km (51 miles) from The Valley (c. 2 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Anguilla (c. 13 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 two, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 81 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 -63.5929° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.7455° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 81km 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 2017-02-15 04:39:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-15 07:47:21 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 4 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.48940674 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 331.2 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 pr17046000 Id of event.
Event Code 17046000 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr17046000, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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