A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands on Tuesday. Event id: us6000c849. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c849. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/10/20 / 2020-10-13 22:59:48 / October 13, 2020 @ 10:59 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:59:48 / 10:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -64.243° West, 18.1245° North, depth 10 km.
The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Saint Croix (c. 50 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop). Nearby 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).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 nineteen and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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