A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.67 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands. Unique identifier: pr2021072006. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dj63, pr2021072006. The temblor was picked up at 22:15:39 / 10:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -64.751° West, 19.1415° North, depth 34 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34 km (21 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/03/21 / 2021-03-13 22:15:39 / March 13, 2021 @ 10:15 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 80 km (49 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 89 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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