A minor earthquake magnitude 3.71 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 102 kilometers (63 miles) from Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32 km (20 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/09/20 / 2020-09-05 06:31:47 / September 5, 2020 @ 6:31 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -64.3245° West, 19.1405° North, depth 32 km. The temblor was detected at 06:31:47 / 6:31 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020249003. Event ids that are associated: us7000bic5, pr2020249003.
Close country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 83 km (52 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 85 km (53 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 eight, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 102 km NNE of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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