A minor earthquake magnitude 3.83 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/09/20 / 2020-09-06 23:02:31 / September 6, 2020 @ 11:02 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020250016. Unique identifier: pr2020250016. Exact location of earthquake, -64.4828° West, 18.9343° North, depth 75 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 75 km (47 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:02:31 / 11:02 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Charlotte Amalie, Cruz Bay, Road Town (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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