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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag was detected near Mucurapo in Trinidad and Tobago

Earthquake location 10.6709S, -61.8787WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Mucurapo in Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us70007irk. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007irk. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 21:24:55 / February 4, 2020 @ 9:24 pm. The temblor was detected at 16:54:55 / 4:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -61.8787 West, latitude 10.6709 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries, Trinidad and Tobago (c. 1 229 000 pop), Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Laventille (c. 157 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Chaguanas (c. 67 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Mon Repos (c. 56 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from San Fernando (c. 55 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Port-of-Spain (c. 49 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Güiria (c. 40 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rio Claro, Sangre Grande, Siparia (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 37 km W of Mucurapo, Trinidad and Tobago.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -61.8787° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.6709° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km W of Mucurapo, Trinidad and Tobago Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-04 21:24:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-05 00:01:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -270 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 234 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 1.469 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 156 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 us70007irk Id of event.
Event Code 70007irk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70007irk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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