Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - 88 Km NNE of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands (British Virgin Islands), on Tuesday, 1 September 2020 at 12:29 (GMT)
1 Sep 13:06 UTC: First to report: USGS after 37 minutes.
Depth: 68.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.0815°N / 64.5041°W (British Virgin Islands)
Nearest volcano: Saba (210 km / 130 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
74 km (46 mi) N of Road Town (pop: 8,400)
89 km (55 mi) NE of Cruz Bay (pop: 2,700)
94 km (58 mi) NE of Charlotte Amalie (pop: 20,000)
172 km (107 mi) NE of Carolina (pop: 170,400)
182 km (113 mi) NE of San Juan (pop: 418,100)
190 km (118 mi) NE of Bayamón (pop: 203,500)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2020-09-01 12:29:17 UTC||M 3.8 / 68 km||88 Km NNE of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands (British Virgin Islands)||USGS|
|2020-09-04 11:41:04 UTC||M 2.1 / 8 km||Nevada (USA)||EMSC|
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