A minor earthquake magnitude 3.84 (ml/mb) strikes 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 68 km (42 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -64.5041° West, 19.0815° North, depth 68 km. Unique identifier: pr2020245007. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bfsi, pr2020245007. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 12:29:17 / September 1, 2020 @ 12:29 pm. The temblor was detected at 12:29:17 / 12:29 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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: 88 km NNE of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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