A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Saint Croix in U.S. Virgin Islands on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -64.0079° West, 18.0689° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 04:34:10 / 4:34 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/09/20 / 2020-09-29 04:34:10 / September 29, 2020 @ 4:34 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c2eu. Id of event: us6000c2eu.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Road Town, Tortola. Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 86 km ENE of Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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