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Minor earthquake: M2.95 quake has struck near Virgin Islands region

Earthquake location 18.137S, -64.9356WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Virgin Islands region kilometers (0 miles) from Virgin Islands region. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/06/18 / 2018-06-01 17:14:28 / June 1, 2018 @ 5:14 pm. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:14:28 / 5:14 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2018152009. Event ids that are associated: pr2018152009. Exact location of event, depth 62 km, -64.9356° West, 18.137° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 62 km (39 miles).

The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Saint Croix (c. 50 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fajardo, Ceiba, Isabel Segunda (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixteen 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.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.95 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -64.9356° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.137° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 62 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 2018-06-01 17:14:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-01 21:35:39 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 134 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 4 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.9132 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 350 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 pr2018152009 Id of event.
Event Code 2018152009 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2018152009, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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