A minor earthquake magnitude 3.62 (ml/mb) strikes 95 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands (59 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/08/20 / 2020-08-27 19:38:22 / August 27, 2020 @ 7:38 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -64.7878° West, 19.1926° North, depth 8 km. Id of earthquake: pr2020240011. Event ids that are associated: us7000be0k, pr2020240011. The temblor was reported at 19:38:22 / 7:38 pm (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 95 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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