A minor earthquake magnitude 3.59 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bmp9, pr2020257005. Id of event: pr2020257005. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.7693 West, latitude 18.1801 North, depth = 129 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/09/20 / 2020-09-13 10:18:46 / September 13, 2020 @ 10:18 am. The temblor was reported at 10:18:46 / 10:18 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 129 km (80 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabel Segunda, Culebra, Saint Croix. Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Saint Croix (c. 50 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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