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Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake - 80km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (British Virgin Islands), on 2019-07-31 09:12:43 -04:00

Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake  - 80km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (British Virgin Islands), on 2019-07-31 09:12:43 -04:00
31 Jul 13:44 UTC: First to report: USGS after 31 minutes.
Date & time: 2019-07-31 01:12:43 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-07-31 09:12:43 -04:00
Magnitude: 3.4
Depth: 42.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.066°N / 65.0075°W (British Virgin Islands)
Nearest volcano: Saba (246 km / 153 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
81 km (50 mi) N of Charlotte Amalie (pop: 20,000)
82 km (51 mi) NW of Road Town (pop: 8,400)
85 km (53 mi) NW of Cruz Bay (pop: 2,700)
126 km (78 mi) NE of Carolina (pop: 170,400)
134 km (83 mi) NE of San Juan (pop: 418,100)
142 km (88 mi) NE of Bayamón (pop: 203,500)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2019-07-31 13:12:43 UTC
2019-07-31 09:12:43 -04:00
M 3.4 / 42 km80km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (British Virgin Islands)USGS
2019-07-31 13:12:43 UTCM 3.4 / 42 kmVirgin Islands Region (British Virgin Islands)EMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Charlotte Amalie (81.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake - 80km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (British Virgin Islands), on 2019-07-31 09:12:43 -04:00

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