A minor earthquake magnitude 3.48 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands. The epicenter was at a depth of 38 km (24 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/02/21 / 2021-02-05 23:10:24 / February 5, 2021 @ 11:10 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -64.8528° West, 19.0213° North, depth 38 km. Unique identifier: pr2021036007. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2021036007. The temblor was detected at 23:10:24 / 11:10 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cruz Bay, Charlotte Amalie, Road Town (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (43 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days sixty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 75 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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