A minor earthquake magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) strikes 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands on Tuesday. Event id: pr2021019009. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021019009. The temblor was picked up at 09:36:47 / 9:36 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/01/21 / 2021-01-19 09:36:47 / January 19, 2021 @ 9:36 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.8156 West, latitude 19.1246 North, depth = 63 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 63 km (39 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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