A minor earthquake magnitude 3.57 (ml/mb) strikes 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -64.642° West, latitude 19.0825° North, depth = 62 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 62 km (39 miles). Event id: pr2021073002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dj6y, pr2021073002. The temblor was picked up at 00:54:51 / 12:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/03/21 / 2021-03-14 00:54:51 / March 14, 2021 @ 12:54 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cruz Bay, Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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