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Minor earthquake, 2.91 mag strikes near Virgin Islands region



Earthquake location 19.1376S, -64.6395WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Virgin Islands region (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -64.6395 West, latitude 19.1376 North, depth = 14 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:41:55 / 11:41 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2017133017. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017133017. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/05/17 / 2017-05-13 23:41:55 / May 13, 2017 @ 11:41 pm.

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 six, in the past 30 days seventy-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.91 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -64.6395° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1376° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Virgin Islands region Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-13 23:41:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-18 01:12:45 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 130 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 7 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.05 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 308 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 pr2017133017 Id of event.
Event Code 2017133017 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2017133017, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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