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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Road Town in British Virgin Islands

Earthquake location 19.2072S, -64.8752WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands on Saturday. Global time and date of event 01/06/19 / 2019-06-01 10:33:36 / June 1, 2019 @ 10:33 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 06:33:36 / 6:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 15.19 km, -64.8752° West, 19.2072° North. Id of earthquake: us70003u3e. Event ids that are associated: pt19152003, us70003u3e. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.19 km (9 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 91 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -64.8752° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.2072° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 91km NNW 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 2019-06-01 10:33:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-01 10:56:00 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 259 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 ,pt,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 1.405 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 177 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70003u3e Id of event.
Event Code 70003u3e An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt19152003,us70003u3e, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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