A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.75 (ml/mb) was reported 99 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (62 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.8028 West, latitude 19.2281 North, depth = 79 km. Event id: pr2020295001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020295001. The temblor was picked up at 02:27:19 / 2:27 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 02:27:19 / October 21, 2020 @ 2:27 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 79 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 99 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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