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Minor earthquake, 3.29 mag was detected near The Valley in Anguilla

Earthquake location 18.6965S, -63.7176WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.29 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 87 km NW of The Valley, Anguilla (54 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2018292020. Event ids that are associated: pr2018292020. Exact location of event, depth 138 km, -63.7176° West, 18.6965° North. The 3.29-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:16:03 / 7:16 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 138 km (86 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/10/18 / 2018-10-19 23:16:03 / October 19, 2018 @ 11:16 pm UTC/GMT.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 87 km NW of The Valley, Anguilla.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.29 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -63.7176° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.6965° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 138 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 87km NW of The Valley, Anguilla Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-10-19 23:16:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-10-20 05:14:21 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 167 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 11 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.2022 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.72 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 349 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 pr2018292020 Id of event.
Event Code 2018292020 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2018292020, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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