A minor earthquake magnitude 3.62 (ml/mb) strikes 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/05/20 / 2020-05-31 16:24:51 / May 31, 2020 @ 4:24 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 60 km (37 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -64.923° West, 19.126° North, depth 60 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020152013. Unique identifier: pr2020152013. The 3.62-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:24:51 / 4:24 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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