A minor earthquake magnitude 3.81 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands. The epicenter was at a depth of 34 km (21 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2021040005. Event ids that are associated: us6000dfsk, pr2021040005. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 02:24:10 / February 9, 2021 @ 2:24 am. The temblor was picked up at 02:24:10 / 2:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -64.8875° West, latitude 19.1475° North, depth = 34 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Close country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days seventy-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 89 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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