A minor earthquake magnitude 3.75 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 93 kilometers (58 miles) from Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands. The 3.75-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:07:47 / 1:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 13:07:47 / February 9, 2021 @ 1:07 pm. Exact location of event, depth 53 km, -64.5915° West, 19.153° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53 km (33 miles). Unique identifier: pr2021040016. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dfy3, pr2021040016.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 81 km (50 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 quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days seventy-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 93 km NNE of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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