A minor earthquake magnitude 3.63 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 95 kilometers (59 miles) from Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2021051001. Unique identifier: pr2021051001. The temblor was detected at 05:32:29 / 5:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/02/21 / 2021-02-20 05:32:29 / February 20, 2021 @ 5:32 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 7 km, -64.7288° West, 19.1946° North.
Country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tortola (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days one hundred and three and in the last 365 days three hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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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: 95 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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