A minor earthquake magnitude 3.89 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 96 kilometers (60 miles) from Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands. Exact location of event, depth 31 km, -64.6816° West, 19.1938° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31 km (19 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/02/21 / 2021-02-06 07:11:16 / February 6, 2021 @ 7:11 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000df2t, pr2021037005. Id of event: pr2021037005. The temblor was picked up at 07:11:16 / 7:11 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Road Town, Tortola. Close country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days seventy-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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