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Minor earthquake, 3.41 mag strikes near Marigot in Saint Martin

Earthquake location 18.0018S, -63.5113WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.41 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Marigot in Saint Martin. Event id: pr2019157014. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019157014. Exact location of event, depth 65 km, -63.5113° West, 18.0018° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 65 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.41-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:14:31 / 1:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/06/19 / 2019-06-06 17:14:31 / June 6, 2019 @ 5:14 pm UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries, Anguilla (c. 13 000 pop), Saint Barthelemy (c. 8 000 pop), Saint Martin (c. 36 000 pop), Sint Maarten (c. 37 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Cul de Sac (c. 8 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Gustavia (c. 6 000 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Marigot (c. 5 700 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from The Valley (c. 2 000 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Philipsburg (c. 1 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Oranjestad, Gustavia, The Valley (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. 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: 45 km W of Marigot, Saint Martin.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.41 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -63.5113° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.0018° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 65 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45km W 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 2019-06-06 17:14:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-06 22:19:44 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 179 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 7 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.4665 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 211 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 pr2019157014 Id of event.
Event Code 2019157014 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019157014, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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