A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.58 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands. Event id: pr2021041003. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dg3m, pr2021041003. Global time and date of event 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 02:04:31 / February 10, 2021 @ 2:04 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -64.886° West, latitude 19.1503° North, depth = 30 km. The 3.58-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:04:31 / 2:04 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days eighty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 89 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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