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Minor earthquake 3 mag, 43 km NW of The Bottom, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba

Earthquake location 17.8572S, -63.578WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (mg/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from The Bottom in Bonaire in Saint Eustatius and Saba . The temblor was reported at 11:16:43 / 11:16 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 24 km (15 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-05 03:16:43 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -63.578 West, latitude 17.8572 North, depth 24 km.

Close countries, Anguilla (c. 13 000 pop), Saint Barthelemy (c. 8 000 pop), Saint Martin (c. 36 000 pop), Sint Maarten (c. 37 000 pop). The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Cul de Sac (c. 8 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Gustavia (c. 6 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Marigot (c. 5 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from The Valley (c. 2 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Philipsburg (c. 1 400 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gustavia, Oranjestad, The Valley.

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Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded in: 43 km NW of The Bottom, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba .

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -63.578° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.8572° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 43km NW of The Bottom, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-05 03:16:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-05 08:04:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 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 138 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 5 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.13187726 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 324 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 pr15005003 Id of event.
Event Code 15005003 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS pr15005003 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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