A minor earthquake magnitude 3.68 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands. The temblor was reported at 21:38:23 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/03/21 / 2021-03-13 21:38:23 / March 13, 2021 @ 9:38 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr2021072005. Event ids that are associated: us7000dj5s, pr2021072005. Exact location of event, longitude -64.529 West, latitude 19.1281 North, depth = 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Road Town, Tortola.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 eight, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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