A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.65 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 113 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands (70 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.6115 West, latitude 19.3425 North, depth = 41 km. The temblor was detected at 04:42:25 / 4:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/01/21 / 2021-01-22 04:42:25 / January 22, 2021 @ 4:42 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021022006. Id of event: pr2021022006.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 thirty-seven, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 113 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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