A minor earthquake magnitude 3.29 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 02:16:01 / February 9, 2021 @ 2:16 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 02:16:01 / 2:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -64.9025° West, 18.9138° North, depth 42 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 42 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2021040004. Event ids that are associated: pr2021040004.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Culebra, Cruz Bay, Charlotte Amalie (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days seventy-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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