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Minor earthquake, 3.51 mag has occurred near Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands

Earthquake location 19.1795S, -64.7956WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.51 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 93 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (58 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/01/21 / 2021-01-20 00:56:21 / January 20, 2021 @ 12:56 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 41 km (25 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.7956 West, latitude 19.1795 North, depth = 41 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2021020000. Unique identifier: pr2021020000. The 3.51-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:56:21 / 12:56 am (local time epicenter).

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

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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: 93 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.51 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -64.7956° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1795° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 93 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 2021-01-20 00:56:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-20 01:46:18 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 190 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 14 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.3206 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 326 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 pr2021020000 Id of event.
Event Code 2021020000 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2021020000, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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