A light earthquake magnitude 4.54 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands. Id of earthquake: pr2020323008. Event ids that are associated: pt20323050, us6000cpsl, pr2020323008. Exact location, longitude -65.1036° West, latitude 18.958° North, depth = 31 km. The temblor was detected at 11:59:09 / 11:59 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/11/20 / 2020-11-18 11:59:09 / November 18, 2020 @ 11:59 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabel Segunda, Ceiba, Luquillo. The epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Ceiba (c. 6 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 70 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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