A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 07:14:08 / 7:14 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000df2p. Id of event: us6000df2p. The epicenter was at a depth of 32.71 km (20 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -64.8533 West, latitude 19.1083 North, depth = 32.71 km. Global time and date of event 06/02/21 / 2021-02-06 07:14:08 / February 6, 2021 @ 7:14 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Road Town, Tortola. Close country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop).
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 twenty-two, in the past 30 days seventy and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 85 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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