A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.1491 West, latitude 18.9615 North, depth = 37 km. Global time and date of event 03/09/20 / 2020-09-03 10:06:07 / September 3, 2020 @ 10:06 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 10:06:07 / 10:06 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020247006. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bh3q, pr2020247006. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 37 km (23 miles).
Nearby 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 Tortola, Road Town, Cruz Bay. Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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