A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.61 (ml/mb) was reported 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/01/21 / 2021-01-22 16:54:11 / January 22, 2021 @ 4:54 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.61-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:54:11 / 4:54 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 89 km (55 miles). Unique identifier: pr2021022013. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2021022013. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.6783 West, latitude 19.0108 North, depth = 89 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Charlotte Amalie, Cruz Bay, Road Town. Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 76 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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