A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands on Sunday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:41:42 / 5:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -65.0189° West, 18.4207° North. Event id: us60004wuy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt19209051, us60004wuy. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/07/19 / 2019-07-28 21:41:42 / July 28, 2019 @ 9:41 pm.
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). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Canovanas, San Isidro, Loíza (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Saint Croix (c. 50 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Humacao (c. 20 400 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Río Grande (c. 13 500 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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