Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - 74 Km NNE of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands (British Virgin Islands), on Sunday, 6 September 2020 at 23:02 (GMT)
6 Sep 23:31 UTC: First to report: USGS after 29 minutes.
Depth: 75.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.9343°N / 64.4828°W (British Virgin Islands)
Nearest volcano: Saba (196 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km (36 mi) NE of Road Town (pop: 8,400)
75 km (46 mi) NE of Cruz Bay (pop: 2,700)
81 km (50 mi) NE of Charlotte Amalie (pop: 20,000)
167 km (104 mi) NE of Carolina (pop: 170,400)
179 km (111 mi) NE of San Juan (pop: 418,100)
186 km (116 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|
|2020-09-06 23:02:31 UTC||M 3.8 / 75 km||74 Km NNE of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands (British Virgin Islands)||USGS|
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