A minor earthquake magnitude 3.55 (ml/mb) strikes 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2021019014. Unique identifier: pr2021019014. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/01/21 / 2021-01-19 15:59:31 / January 19, 2021 @ 3:59 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 15:59:31 / 3:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -65.1811° West, latitude 19.0408° North, depth = 77 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 77 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Culebra, Charlotte Amalie.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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