A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.84 (ml/mb) was reported 96 kilometers (60 miles) from Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, -64.7523° West, 19.2046° North, depth 43 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2021039007. Unique identifier: pr2021039007. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 14:23:30 / February 8, 2021 @ 2:23 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 14:23:30 / 2:23 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Close country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Road Town, Tortola.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fifty-six, in the past 30 days ninety-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 96 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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