A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands on Sunday. Unique identifier: us6000c7lv. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c7lv. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location, longitude -64.2829° West, latitude 18.1323° North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was reported at 22:27:52 / 10:27 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/10/20 / 2020-10-11 22:27:52 / October 11, 2020 @ 10:27 pm UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Saint Croix (c. 50 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop). Close country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Charlotte Amalie, Saint Croix, Cruz Bay (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 58 km ESE of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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