A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.63 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands. The temblor was reported at 22:25:14 / 10:25 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 22:25:14 / February 8, 2021 @ 10:25 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 56 km (35 miles). Exact location, longitude -64.666° West, latitude 19.0325° North, depth = 56 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dfql, pr2021039022. Unique identifier: pr2021039022.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Charlotte Amalie, Cruz Bay, Road Town (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days sixty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 78 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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