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Minor earthquake, 3.52 mag has occurred near Road Town in British Virgin Islands



Earthquake location 19.3255S, -64.0935WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.52 (ml/mb) was reported 88 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (55 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -64.0935° West, latitude 19.3255° North, depth = 33 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017154014, us20009kjf. Id of event: pr2017154014. The temblor was detected at 19:32:45 / 7:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/06/17 / 2017-06-03 23:32:45 / June 3, 2017 @ 11:32 pm UTC/GMT.

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 88 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.52 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -64.0935° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3255° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 88km 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 2017-06-03 23:32:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-05 02:29:56 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 191 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,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 18 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.5653 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 314 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 pr2017154014 Id of event.
Event Code 2017154014 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2017154014,us20009kjf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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