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Minor earthquake: M3.84 quake has struck near Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands

Earthquake location 19.2046S, -64.7523WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.84 (ml/mb) was reported 96 kilometers (60 miles) from Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, -64.7523° West, 19.2046° North, depth 43 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2021039007. Unique identifier: pr2021039007. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 14:23:30 / February 8, 2021 @ 2:23 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 14:23:30 / 2:23 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Close country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Road Town, Tortola.

In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fifty-six, in the past 30 days ninety-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 96 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.84 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -64.7523° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.2046° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 43 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 96 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 14:23:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-08 14:51:00 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 227 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 18 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.3662 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 322 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 pr2021039007 Id of event.
Event Code 2021039007 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2021039007, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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