A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 108 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (67 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:07:45 / 7:07 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 26/11/20 / 2020-11-26 07:07:45 / November 26, 2020 @ 7:07 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.87 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000cjyr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cjyr. Exact location of event, depth 28.87 km, -65.2235° West, 19.2835° North.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 108 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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