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Minor earthquake, 3 mag has occurred near The Valley in Anguilla

Earthquake location 18.7516S, -63.4493WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from The Valley in Anguilla. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/03/17 / 2017-03-09 06:45:28 / March 9, 2017 @ 6:45 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: pr17068002, us100087wj. Unique identifier: us100087wj. The temblor was reported at 02:45:28 / 2:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 115.44 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -63.4493 West, latitude 18.7516 North, depth = 115.44 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was The Valley (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from The Valley (c. 2 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Anguilla (c. 13 000 pop).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 72 km NW of The Valley, Anguilla.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -63.4493° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.7516° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 115.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 72km 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 2017-03-09 06:45:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-07 06:28:01 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 us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pr,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 0.782 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 219 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 us100087wj Id of event.
Event Code 100087wj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr17068002,us100087wj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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