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Minor earthquake 3 mag, 106 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands



Earthquake location 19.353S, -64.3967WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 106 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (66 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/02/17 / 2017-02-19 12:44:32 / February 19, 2017 @ 12:44 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr17050005. Event ids that are associated: pr17050005. The epicenter was at a depth of 67 km (42 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:44:32 / 8:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 67 km, -64.3967° West, 19.353° North.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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 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: 106 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -64.3967° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.353° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 67 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 106km NNE 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 2017-02-19 12:44:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-19 14:26:05 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 138 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 1.33489651 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 345.6 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 pr17050005 Id of event.
Event Code 17050005 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr17050005, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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