A minor earthquake magnitude 3.94 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 101 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands (63 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/02/21 / 2021-02-06 12:40:17 / February 6, 2021 @ 12:40 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24 km (15 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000df4s, pr2021037019. Unique identifier: pr2021037019. Exact location of earthquake, -64.7765° West, 19.2471° North, depth 24 km. The temblor was reported at 12:40:17 / 12:40 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days eighty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 101 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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