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Minor earthquake, 3.69 mag has occurred near Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands

Earthquake location 19.3426S, -65.2465WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.69 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 115 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (71 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018065002. Id of event: pr2018065002. The epicenter was at a depth of 78 km (48 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.2465 West, latitude 19.3426 North, depth = 78 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/03/18 / 2018-03-06 06:46:09 / March 6, 2018 @ 6:46 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 02:46:09 / 2:46 am (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 115 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.69 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -65.2465° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3426° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 78 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 115km 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 2018-03-06 06:46:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-06 07:58:36 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 209 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 16 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.3431 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 213 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 pr2018065002 Id of event.
Event Code 2018065002 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2018065002, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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