A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.51 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands. Id of earthquake: pr2021039023. Event ids that are associated: pr2021039023. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 23:01:56 / February 8, 2021 @ 11:01 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -64.5641° West, latitude 19.1216° North, depth = 40 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:01:56 / 11:01 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days sixty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 90 km NNE of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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