A minor earthquake magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020168020. Unique identifier: pr2020168020. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/06/20 / 2020-06-16 23:44:21 / June 16, 2020 @ 11:44 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -64.7198 West, latitude 19.1533 North, depth = 7 km. The 3.43-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:44:21 / 11:44 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop). Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-eight 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 91 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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