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Minor earthquake 3.43 mag, 129 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Earthquake location 19.5791S, -64.4811WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 129 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (80 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 77 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: pr2019295013. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019295013. Global time and date of event 22/10/19 / 2019-10-22 17:16:05 / October 22, 2019 @ 5:16 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 13:16:05 / 1:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -64.4811 West, latitude 19.5791 North, depth = 77 km.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 129 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 3.43 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -64.4811° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.5791° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 129km 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 2019-10-22 17:16:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-22 18:09:37 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 181 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 15 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.0447 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 336 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 pr2019295013 Id of event.
Event Code 2019295013 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019295013, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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