A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.88 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Virgin Islands region kilometers (0 miles) from Virgin Islands region. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/10/20 / 2020-10-11 22:27:53 / October 11, 2020 @ 10:27 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c7lv, pr2020285020. Id of event: pr2020285020. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.348 West, latitude 18.1878 North, depth = 73 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 73 km (45 miles). The 3.88-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:27:53 / 10:27 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Saint Croix (c. 50 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 50 km (31 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). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saint Croix, Charlotte Amalie, Cruz Bay (min 5000 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 two, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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