A minor earthquake magnitude 3.28 (ml/mb) strikes 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/06/20 / 2020-06-06 16:37:52 / June 6, 2020 @ 4:37 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24 km (15 miles). The 3.28-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:37:52 / 4:37 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020158011. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020158011. Exact location, longitude -64.9356° West, latitude 18.9568° North, depth = 24 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cruz Bay, Charlotte Amalie, Road Town. Close country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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