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Earthquake on St Croix 6:47 pm 12/3/10

 
Neil
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Nice big shaker here on St Croix at 6:46 pm

Loud and rattling here in the NW of mid-island.

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Topic starter Posted : December 3, 2010 9:47 pm
Neil
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"Responses" filed with the usgs from around the island...


earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/dyfi/events/at/00141621/us/index.html

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Details....this usgs.gov web report says it happened north of St Thomas mag 4.0

earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/pr10337007.html#details

While this "bulletin" lists it as just north of St. Croix, mag 4.6
neic.usgs.gov/neis/bulletin/neic_c0000jc6_l.html

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Here's the original bulletin showing it just off St Croix.

Original report details:
Magnitude 4.6
Date-Time Friday, December 03, 2010 at 2234 UTC
Friday, December 03, 2010 at 0634 PM at epicenter

Location 17.905°N, 64.875°W
Depth 20.4 km (12.7 miles)
Region VIRGIN ISLANDS REGION
Distances 20 km (12 miles) NNW (346°) from Grove Place, Saint Croix, US Virgin Islands
22 km (14 miles) N (1°) from Frederiksted Southeast, Saint Croix, US Virgin Islands
25 km (15 miles) NW (315°) from Christiansted, Saint Croix, US Virgin Islands
50 km (31 miles) S (173°) from CHARLOTTE AMALIE, US Virgin Islands
129 km (80 miles) ESE (115°) from Carolina, PR

Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 21.3 km (13.2 miles); depth +/- 1.5 km (0.9 miles)
Parameters NST= 39, Nph= 39, Dmin=50.1 km, Rmss=0.8 sec, Gp= 94°,
M-type=body wave magnitude (Mb), Version=6

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Wonder which one is correct! ??

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Topic starter Posted : December 3, 2010 11:25 pm
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