A minor earthquake magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands. Exact location, longitude -65.02° West, latitude 18.0288° North, depth = 44 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/06/20 / 2020-06-12 21:03:30 / June 12, 2020 @ 9:03 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr2020164014. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000aay9, pr2020164014. The 3.43-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:03:30 / 9:03 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luquillo, Punta Santiago, Naguabo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 44 km (27 miles) from Saint Croix (c. 50 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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