A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) was reported 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Christiansted in U.S. Virgin Islands on Monday. The 3.19-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:14:09 / 6:14 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019042003. Id of event: pr2019042003. Exact location of earthquake, -64.387° West, 17.9616° North, depth 124 km. Global time and date of event 11/02/19 / 2019-02-11 10:14:09 / February 11, 2019 @ 10:14 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 124 km (77 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Charlotte Amalie, Cruz Bay, Tortola. Close country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). Event epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Saint Croix (c. 50 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 41 km NE of Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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