A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands on Sunday. Event id: us6000ddhc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ddhc. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:14:28 / 9:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -65.1678° West, latitude 18.9246° North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/01/21 / 2021-01-31 21:14:28 / January 31, 2021 @ 9:14 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cruz Bay, Culebra, Charlotte Amalie. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days sixty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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