A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:01:22 / 5:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.855 West, latitude 19.0533 North, depth = 46 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021038013. Id of event: pr2021038013. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/02/21 / 2021-02-07 17:01:22 / February 7, 2021 @ 5:01 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cruz Bay, Charlotte Amalie, Road Town. Epicenter of the event was 73 km (46 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop). Close country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fifty, in the past 30 days ninety-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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