A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.36 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -65.0408° West, latitude 18.6671° North, depth = 48 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48 km (30 miles). The 3.36-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:07:50 / 12:07 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ajf3, pr2020189004. Id of event: pr2020189004. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/07/20 / 2020-07-07 12:07:50 / July 7, 2020 @ 12:07 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (46 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Close 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). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luquillo, Ceiba, Fajardo (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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