A minor earthquake magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) strikes 102 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (63 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -64.8883° West, 19.2666° North, depth 30 km. The temblor was detected at 16:07:57 / 4:07 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/01/21 / 2021-01-16 16:07:57 / January 16, 2021 @ 4:07 pm. Event id: pr2021016009. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021016009.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 102 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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