A minor earthquake magnitude 3.82 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 95 kilometers (59 miles) from Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands. Event id: pr2021039004. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021039004. Exact location of earthquake, -64.7363° West, 19.1933° North, depth 35 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 08:46:28 / February 8, 2021 @ 8:46 am. The temblor was detected at 08:46:28 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Road Town, Tortola. Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 86 km (53 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 eight, in the last 10 days fifty-three, in the past 30 days ninety-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 95 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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