A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 93 kilometers (58 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/02/21 / 2021-02-06 07:05:01 / February 6, 2021 @ 7:05 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000df2d. Ids that are associated to the event: pt21037001, us6000df2d. The temblor was reported at 07:05:01 / 7:05 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -64.8632° West, 19.1811° North, depth 19.64 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 19.64 km (12 miles).
Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cruz Bay, Charlotte Amalie, Road Town (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days sixty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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