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Moderate earthquake 5.1 mag, 93 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands

Earthquake location 19.1811S, -64.8632WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 93 kilometers (58 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/02/21 / 2021-02-06 07:05:01 / February 6, 2021 @ 7:05 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000df2d. Ids that are associated to the event: pt21037001, us6000df2d. The temblor was reported at 07:05:01 / 7:05 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -64.8632° West, 19.1811° North, depth 19.64 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 19.64 km (12 miles).

Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cruz Bay, Charlotte Amalie, Road Town (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days sixty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -64.8632° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1811° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.64 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 93 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 07:05:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-06 07:20:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 61 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 423 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 ,pt,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 1.393 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.94 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000df2d Id of event.
Event Code 6000df2d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt21037001,us6000df2d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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