A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Saint Croix in U.S. Virgin Islands. Global time and date of event 21/12/20 / 2020-12-21 11:52:13 / December 21, 2020 @ 11:52 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.162 West, latitude 17.6275 North, depth = 40 km. The temblor was detected at 11:52:13 / 11:52 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40 km (25 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020356005. Unique identifier: pr2020356005.
Close country/countries, U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saint Croix (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Saint Croix (c. 50 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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