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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag has occurred near Road Town in British Virgin Islands

Earthquake location 19.3955S, -64.7811WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 109 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (68 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2019051002. Event ids that are associated: pr2019051002. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/02/19 / 2019-02-20 04:34:54 / February 20, 2019 @ 4:34 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 47 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:34:54 / 12:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -64.7811° West, 19.3955° North, depth 47 km.

In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days five hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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: 109 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -64.7811° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3955° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 47 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 109km N 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 2019-02-20 04:34:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-20 09:14:23 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 148 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 10 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.6465 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 317 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 pr2019051002 Id of event.
Event Code 2019051002 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019051002, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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