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Minor earthquake: M3.39 quake has struck near Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands

Earthquake location 19.44S, -64.831666666667WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.39 (ml/mb) strikes 121 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (75 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 01:23:14 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr71454123. Id of event: pr71454123. Exact location, longitude -64.831666666667° West, latitude 19.44° North, depth = 71.99 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 71.99 km (45 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/06/24 / 2024-06-27 01:23:14 / June 27, 2024 @ 1:23 am.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 ten and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 121 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.39 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -64.831666666667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.44° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 71.99 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 121 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 2024-06-27 01:23:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-27 02:09:57 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 177 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 6 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.034 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.4 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 291 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 pr71454123 Id of event.
Event Code 71454123 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr71454123, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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