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Minor earthquake 3.8 mag, 63 km NE of Nicola Town, Saint Kitts and Nevis

Earthquake location 17.8566S, -62.421WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Nicola Town in Saint Kitts and Nevis. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a441. Unique identifier: us6000a441. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:41:37 / 2:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -62.421° West, latitude 17.8566° North, depth = 67.92 km. Global time and date of event 02/06/20 / 2020-06-02 02:41:37 / June 2, 2020 @ 2:41 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 67.92 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearby country/countries, Saint Barthelemy (c. 8 000 pop), Saint Kitts and Nevis (c. 51 000 pop), Saint Martin (c. 36 000 pop), Sint Maarten (c. 37 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fig Tree, Market Shop, Charlestown (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (44 miles) from Basseterre (c. 12 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Cul de Sac (c. 8 500 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Gustavia (c. 6 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Marigot (c. 5 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Fig Tree (c. 2 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Market Shop (c. 2 600 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 63 km NE of Nicola Town, Saint Kitts and Nevis.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -62.421° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.8566° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 67.92 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 63 km NE of Nicola Town, Saint Kitts and Nevis Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-02 02:41:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-02 03:13:41 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 223 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 0.633 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.46 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 180 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000a441 Id of event.
Event Code 6000a441 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000a441, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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