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Minor earthquake: M3.58 quake has struck near Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands

Earthquake location 19.1503S, -64.886WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.58 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands. Event id: pr2021041003. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dg3m, pr2021041003. Global time and date of event 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 02:04:31 / February 10, 2021 @ 2:04 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -64.886° West, latitude 19.1503° North, depth = 30 km. The 3.58-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:04:31 / 2:04 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days eighty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 89 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.58 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -64.886° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1503° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 30 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 89 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 2021-02-10 02:04:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-10 02:44:15 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 197 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 12 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.3941 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 336 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 pr2021041003 Id of event.
Event Code 2021041003 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dg3m,pr2021041003, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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