A minor earthquake magnitude 3.37 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands. The epicenter was at a depth of 33 km (21 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.135 West, latitude 18.8568 North, depth = 33 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/11/20 / 2020-11-23 10:25:16 / November 23, 2020 @ 10:25 am. The temblor was detected at 10:25:16 / 10:25 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020328006. Id of event: pr2020328006.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Luquillo, Fajardo, Tortola (min 5000 pop).
Every 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 ten, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 60 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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