Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake - 91 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands (British Virgin Islands), on Tuesday, 16 June 2020 at 23:44 (GMT)
17 Jun 01:08 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 24 minutes.
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.1533°N / 64.7198°W (British Virgin Islands)
Nearest volcano: Saba (231 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
81 km (51 mi) N of Road Town (pop: 8,400)
92 km (57 mi) N of Cruz Bay (pop: 2,700)
93 km (58 mi) NE of Charlotte Amalie (pop: 20,000)
156 km (97 mi) NE of Carolina (pop: 170,400)
165 km (102 mi) NE of San Juan (pop: 418,100)
173 km (107 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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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2020-06-16 23:44:21 UTC||M 3.4 / 7 km||91 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands (British Virgin Islands)||USGS|
|2020-06-16 23:44:21 UTC||M 3.4 / 7 km||Virgin Islands Region (British Virgin Islands)||EMSC|
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