A minor earthquake magnitude 3.57 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 106 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands (66 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:53:47 / 4:53 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34 km (21 miles). Exact location of event, depth 34 km, -64.7065° West, 19.2855° North. Global time and date of event 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 04:53:47 / February 9, 2021 @ 4:53 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dftc, pr2021040010. Unique identifier: pr2021040010.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days seventy-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 106 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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