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Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag strikes near Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands

Earthquake location 19.0871S, -64.7551WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands. The epicenter was at a depth of 39 km (24 miles). Unique identifier: pr2021040011. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2021040011. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 06:29:39 / February 9, 2021 @ 6:29 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -64.7551° West, 19.0871° North, depth 39 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:29:39 / 6:29 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Charlotte Amalie, Cruz Bay, Road Town. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 83 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -64.7551° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.0871° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 39 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 83 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 06:29:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-09 06:51:34 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 211 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 16 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.4455 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.37 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 333 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 pr2021040011 Id of event.
Event Code 2021040011 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2021040011, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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