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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Upper Hell’s Gate in Bonaire in Saint Eustatius and Saba

Earthquake location 17.9218S, -63.3558WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Upper Hell’s Gate in Bonaire in Saint Eustatius and Saba on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/11/20 / 2020-11-13 20:35:12 / November 13, 2020 @ 8:35 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:35:12 / 8:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -63.3558 West, latitude 17.9218 North, depth = 104.46 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000cen0. Ids that are associated to the event: pt20318050, us7000cen0. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 104.46 km (65 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, 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). Epicenter of the earthquake was 97 km (60 miles) from Basseterre (c. 12 900 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Cul de Sac (c. 8 500 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Gustavia (c. 6 000 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Marigot (c. 5 700 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Saint Paul’s (c. 2 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Middle Island (c. 2 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Nicola Town (c. 2 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Basseterre, Monkey Hill, Trinity.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 33 km NNW of Upper Hell’s Gate, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba . 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 -63.3558° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.9218° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 104.46 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33 km NNW of Upper Hell's Gate, 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 2020-11-13 20:35:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-13 20:58:10 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 24 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 336 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pt,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.296 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 91 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000cen0 Id of event.
Event Code 7000cen0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt20318050,us7000cen0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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