A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39 km (24 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/02/21 / 2021-02-06 14:12:13 / February 6, 2021 @ 2:12 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021037024. Id of event: pr2021037024. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.77 West, latitude 19.0953 North, depth = 39 km. The temblor was reported at 14:12:13 / 2:12 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days eighty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 84 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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