A light earthquake magnitude 4.36 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 115 km NNE of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands (71 miles). Global time and date of event 12/09/20 / 2020-09-12 23:22:04 / September 12, 2020 @ 11:22 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bmk2, pr2020256012. Id of event: pr2020256012. The 4.36-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:22:04 / 11:22 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -64.3896° West, 19.3046° North, depth 40 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 115 km NNE of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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