A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 141 km (88 miles). Event id: pr16307003. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16307003. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/11/16 / 2016-11-02 22:54:29 / November 2, 2016 @ 10:54 pm. The temblor was detected at 18:54:29 / 6:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.4541 West, latitude 18.3155 North, depth = 141 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saint Croix, Charlotte Amalie, Cruz Bay (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Saint Croix (c. 50 600 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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