A minor earthquake magnitude 3.83 (ml/mb) strikes 111 km NNE of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands (69 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 06:35:40 / 6:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -64.5708 West, latitude 19.3166 North, depth = 37 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020252007. Id of event: pr2020252007. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/20 / 2020-09-08 06:35:40 / September 8, 2020 @ 6:35 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 37 km (23 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-three 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 111 km NNE of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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