A minor earthquake magnitude 3.37 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 02:43:16 / June 23, 2020 @ 2:43 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -64.8671 West, latitude 18.6775 North, depth = 7 km. The 3.37-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:43:16 / 2:43 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020175003. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000agye, pr2020175003.
Earthquake epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Culebra, Cruz Bay, Tortola.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 37 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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