A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands. Id of earthquake: pr2021040009. Event ids that are associated: pr2021040009. Exact location of earthquake, -64.8258° West, 19.0308° North, depth 34 km. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:50:11 / 4:50 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 04:50:11 / February 9, 2021 @ 4:50 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (43 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cruz Bay, Charlotte Amalie, Road Town (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, 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 ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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