A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.37 (ml/mb) was reported 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 03:23:40 / 3:23 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 60 km (37 miles). Exact location, longitude -64.759° West, latitude 19.078° North, depth = 60 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 03:23:40 / February 14, 2021 @ 3:23 am. Event id: pr2021045000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021045000.
Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seventy-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 82 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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