A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dj7d. Id of event: us7000dj7d. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/03/21 / 2021-03-14 02:53:29 / March 14, 2021 @ 2:53 am. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -64.7433° West, 19.0503° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:53:29 / 2:53 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cruz Bay, Road Town, Tortola. Nearby country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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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