A minor earthquake magnitude 3.26 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/11/20 / 2020-11-18 12:04:09 / November 18, 2020 @ 12:04 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -65.1595 West, latitude 18.8901 North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.26-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:04:09 / 12:04 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020323084. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020323084.
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). Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fajardo, Tortola, Road Town (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-seven 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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