A minor earthquake magnitude 3.52 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 16:45:08 / February 8, 2021 @ 4:45 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2021039014. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021039014. The temblor was detected at 16:45:08 / 4:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -64.7491° West, 19.1678° North, depth 73 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 73 km (45 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days sixty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and four and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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