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Minor earthquake, 3.57 mag was detected near Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands

Earthquake location 19.2855S, -64.7065WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.57 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 106 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands (66 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:53:47 / 4:53 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34 km (21 miles). Exact location of event, depth 34 km, -64.7065° West, 19.2855° North. Global time and date of event 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 04:53:47 / February 9, 2021 @ 4:53 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dftc, pr2021040010. Unique identifier: pr2021040010.

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 106 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.57 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -64.7065° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.2855° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 106 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 2021-02-09 04:53:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-09 05:33:03 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 196 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 20 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.6163 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.51 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 332 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 pr2021040010 Id of event.
Event Code 2021040010 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dftc,pr2021040010, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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