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Minor earthquake, 3.8 mag has occurred near Marigot in Saint Martin

Earthquake location 18.046S, -63.162WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Marigot in Saint Martin. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:18:23 / 2:18 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 89.43 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000jas2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jas2. Exact location, longitude -63.162° West, latitude 18.046° North, depth = 89.43 km. Global time and date of event 03/03/19 / 2019-03-03 06:18:23 / March 3, 2019 @ 6:18 am UTC/GMT.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sandy Point Town, Saint Paul’s, Dieppe Bay Town (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Anguilla (c. 13 000 pop), Saint Barthelemy (c. 8 000 pop), Saint Kitts and Nevis (c. 51 000 pop), Saint Martin (c. 36 000 pop), Sint Maarten (c. 37 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 10 km (6 miles) from Cul de Sac (c. 8 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Gustavia (c. 6 000 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Marigot (c. 5 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Saint Paul’s (c. 2 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from The Valley (c. 2 000 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Philipsburg (c. 1 400 pop).

Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. 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: 8 km WSW of Marigot, Saint Martin.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -63.162° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.046° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 89.43 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km WSW of Marigot, Saint Martin Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-03 06:18:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-05 11:23:36 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 222 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.083 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 165 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000jas2 Id of event.
Event Code 1000jas2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000jas2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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