A minor earthquake magnitude 3.71 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands. Event id: pr2021037011. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021037011. Exact location of event, longitude -64.7111 West, latitude 19.0146 North, depth = 81 km. The temblor was detected at 10:25:23 / 10:25 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/02/21 / 2021-02-06 10:25:23 / February 6, 2021 @ 10:25 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 81 km (50 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Charlotte Amalie, Cruz Bay, Road Town. Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days eighty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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