A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands. The epicenter was at a depth of 39 km (24 miles). Unique identifier: pr2021040011. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2021040011. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 06:29:39 / February 9, 2021 @ 6:29 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -64.7551° West, 19.0871° North, depth 39 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:29:39 / 6:29 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Charlotte Amalie, Cruz Bay, Road Town. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop).
Every 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-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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