A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.67 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Cruz Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/03/21 / 2021-03-14 02:53:29 / March 14, 2021 @ 2:53 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 02:53:29 / 2:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -64.7078° West, latitude 19.1468° North, depth = 33 km. Id of earthquake: pr2021073003. Event ids that are associated: us7000dj7d, pr2021073003.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 90 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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