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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag has occurred near Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands

Earthquake location 19.1083S, -64.8533WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 07:14:08 / 7:14 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000df2p. Id of event: us6000df2p. The epicenter was at a depth of 32.71 km (20 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -64.8533 West, latitude 19.1083 North, depth = 32.71 km. Global time and date of event 06/02/21 / 2021-02-06 07:14:08 / February 6, 2021 @ 7:14 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Road Town, Tortola. Close country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days seventy and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-nine 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. 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: 85 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -64.8533° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1083° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 32.71 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 85 km N of Charlotte Amalie, 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 2021-02-06 07:14:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-06 07:22:17 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 178 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 1.347 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.48 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 212 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 us6000df2p Id of event.
Event Code 6000df2p An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000df2p, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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