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Minor earthquake: M3.52 quake has struck near Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands

Earthquake location 19.1678S, -64.7491WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.52 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 16:45:08 / February 8, 2021 @ 4:45 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2021039014. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021039014. The temblor was detected at 16:45:08 / 4:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -64.7491° West, 19.1678° North, depth 73 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 73 km (45 miles).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days sixty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and four and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 92 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.52 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -64.7491° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1678° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 73 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 92 km N 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 2021-02-08 16:45:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-08 17:10:25 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 191 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 ,pr, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 9 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.5038 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 337 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 pr2021039014 Id of event.
Event Code 2021039014 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2021039014, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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