A minor earthquake magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2021038010. Unique identifier: pr2021038010. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/02/21 / 2021-02-07 13:51:22 / February 7, 2021 @ 1:51 pm. The temblor was reported at 13:51:22 / 1:51 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -64.7976° West, 19.072° North, depth 29 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (46 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days ninety-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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