A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.54 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands. Exact location of event, depth 22 km, -65.1533° West, 18.9081° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 23:49:56 / February 14, 2021 @ 11:49 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dhph, pr2021045010. Id of event: pr2021045010. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22 km (14 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:49:56 / 11:49 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Luquillo, Fajardo, Tortola. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seventy-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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