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Light earthquake 4.33 mag, 129 km NNE of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands

Earthquake location 19.396S, -64.2841WA light earthquake magnitude 4.33 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 129 km NNE of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands (80 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 13/09/20 / 2020-09-13 07:12:58 / September 13, 2020 @ 7:12 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2020257002. Event ids that are associated: us7000bmmj, pr2020257002. The 4.33-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:12:58 / 7:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -64.2841 West, latitude 19.396 North, depth = 35 km.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 129 km NNE of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.33 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -64.2841° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.396° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 129 km NNE of Cruz Bay, U.S. 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 2020-09-13 07:12:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-13 08:40:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 288 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 ,us,pr, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 26 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.0052 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 234 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 pr2020257002 Id of event.
Event Code 2020257002 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bmmj,pr2020257002, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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