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Light earthquake, 4.41 mag has occurred near Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands

Earthquake location 19.3565S, -64.9815WA light earthquake magnitude 4.41 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 122 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (76 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/08/17 / 2017-08-14 22:11:48 / August 14, 2017 @ 10:11 pm. The temblor was detected at 18:11:48 / 6:11 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: pr2017226006. Event ids that are associated: pt17226050, pr2017226006, us2000a888. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 108 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.9815 West, latitude 19.3565 North, depth = 108 km.

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 122 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.41 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -64.9815° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3565° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 108 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 122km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. 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 2017-08-14 22:11:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-14 22:54:33 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 299 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 ,pt,pr,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 17 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.0913 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 279 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 pr2017226006 Id of event.
Event Code 2017226006 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt17226050,pr2017226006,us2000a888, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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