A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.68 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2021040015. Unique identifier: pr2021040015. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 09:24:32 / February 9, 2021 @ 9:24 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -64.7991 West, latitude 19.1643 North, depth = 65 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 65 km (40 miles). The 3.68-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:24:32 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Road Town, Tortola. Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days seventy-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 92 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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