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Minor earthquake 3.07 mag, 62 km W of Marigot, Saint Martin

Earthquake location 18.0891S, -63.6773WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) strikes 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Marigot in Saint Martin on Saturday. Unique identifier: pr2019257012. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019257012. The temblor was picked up at 19:03:50 / 7:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -63.6773 West, latitude 18.0891 North, depth = 113 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 113 km (70 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/09/19 / 2019-09-14 23:03:50 / September 14, 2019 @ 11:03 pm UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from Cul de Sac (c. 8 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Marigot (c. 5 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from The Valley (c. 2 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Philipsburg (c. 1 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from The Bottom (c. 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was The Bottom, Philipsburg, The Valley. Close country/countries, Anguilla (c. 13 000 pop), Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba (c. 18 000 pop), Saint Martin (c. 36 000 pop), Sint Maarten (c. 37 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 seven and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 62 km W of Marigot, Saint Martin. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.07 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -63.6773° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.0891° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 113 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 62km 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 2019-09-14 23:03:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-15 07:06:42 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 145 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 13 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.3459 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 208 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 pr2019257012 Id of event.
Event Code 2019257012 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019257012, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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