A minor earthquake magnitude 3.82 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands. Exact location of event, longitude -64.1596 West, latitude 18.2455 North, depth = 79 km. The 3.82-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:57:32 / 9:57 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021070007. Id of event: pr2021070007. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 79 km (49 miles). Global time and date of event 11/03/21 / 2021-03-11 21:57:32 / March 11, 2021 @ 9:57 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saint Croix, Charlotte Amalie, Cruz Bay. Close country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Saint Croix (c. 50 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 67 km E of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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