A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands. Id of earthquake: pr2019312011. Event ids that are associated: pr2019312011. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.9451 West, latitude 18.9771 North, depth = 31 km. Global time and date of event 08/11/19 / 2019-11-08 16:04:20 / November 8, 2019 @ 4:04 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.33-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:04:20 / 12:04 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31 km (19 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cruz Bay, Charlotte Amalie, Road Town (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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