A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Virgin Islands kilometers (0 miles) from Virgin Islands. Id of earthquake: us7000bp7f. Event ids that are associated: us7000bp7f. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:41:13 / 11:41 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/09/20 / 2020-09-16 23:41:13 / September 16, 2020 @ 11:41 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -64.4088° West, 19.1614° North.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tortola (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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