Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - Virgin Islands Region (British Virgin Islands) on Monday, 7 September 2020 at 11:53 (GMT)
7 Sep 12:13 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.15°N / 64.73°W (British Virgin Islands)
Nearest volcano: Saba (232 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
81 km (50 mi) N of Road Town (pop: 8,400)
91 km (57 mi) N of Cruz Bay (pop: 2,700)
92 km (57 mi) NE of Charlotte Amalie (pop: 20,000)
155 km (96 mi) NE of Carolina (pop: 170,400)
164 km (102 mi) NE of San Juan (pop: 418,100)
172 km (107 mi) NE of Bayamón (pop: 203,500)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2020-09-07 11:53:48 UTC||M 3.8 / 60 km||Virgin Islands Region (British Virgin Islands)||EMSC|
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