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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Blowing Point Village in Anguilla

Earthquake location 18.03S, -63.284WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Blowing Point Village in Anguilla. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 105.9 km (66 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/11/20 / 2020-11-13 20:35:12 / November 13, 2020 @ 8:35 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -63.284 West, latitude 18.03 North, depth = 105.9 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: pt20318050. Unique identifier: pt20318050. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:35:12 / 8:35 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Trinity, Cayon, Middle Island (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 23 km (14 miles) from Cul de Sac (c. 8 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Gustavia (c. 6 000 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Marigot (c. 5 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Saint Paul’s (c. 2 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Middle Island (c. 2 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Nicola Town (c. 2 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from The Valley (c. 2 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Anguilla (c. 13 000 pop), Saint Barthelemy (c. 8 000 pop), Saint Kitts and Nevis (c. 51 000 pop), Saint Martin (c. 36 000 pop), Sint Maarten (c. 37 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 25 km SW of Blowing Point Village, Anguilla. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -63.284° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.03° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 105.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25 km SW of Blowing Point Village, Anguilla Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-13 20:35:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-13 20:41:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 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 326 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network pt The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pt, 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID pt20318050 Id of event.
Event Code 20318050 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt20318050, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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