A minor earthquake magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands. The epicenter was at a depth of 142 km (88 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019042004. Unique identifier: pr2019042004. Global time and date of event 11/02/19 / 2019-02-11 09:04:01 / February 11, 2019 @ 9:04 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -65.0366° West, 18.5856° North, depth 142 km. The temblor was detected at 05:04:01 / 5:04 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luquillo, Ceiba, Fajardo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 29 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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