A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Saint Croix in U.S. Virgin Islands. Unique identifier: pr2020283008. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020283008. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:46:32 / 11:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -64.3165° West, latitude 17.652° North, depth = 71 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/10/20 / 2020-10-09 11:46:32 / October 9, 2020 @ 11:46 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 71 km (44 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 46 km (29 miles) from Saint Croix (c. 50 600 pop). Close country/countries, U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saint Croix.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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