A minor earthquake magnitude 3.57 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Saint Croix in U.S. Virgin Islands. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 00:12:17 / 12:12 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020321000. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020321000. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/11/20 / 2020-11-16 00:12:17 / November 16, 2020 @ 12:12 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.1376 West, latitude 17.5566 North, depth = 34 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Saint Croix (c. 50 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Saint Croix (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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