Minor mag. 3.7 earthquake - 87 Km NNE of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands (British Virgin Islands), on Tuesday, 8 September 2020 at 01:17 (GMT)
8 Sep 02:04 UTC: First to report: USGS after 46 minutes.
Depth: 37.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.0508°N / 64.4545°W (British Virgin Islands)
Nearest volcano: Saba (204 km / 127 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (44 mi) NE of Road Town (pop: 8,400)
88 km (54 mi) NE of Cruz Bay (pop: 2,700)
93 km (58 mi) NE of Charlotte Amalie (pop: 20,000)
175 km (109 mi) NE of Carolina (pop: 170,400)
186 km (115 mi) NE of San Juan (pop: 418,100)
193 km (120 mi) NE of Bayamón (pop: 203,500)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2020-09-08 01:17:42 UTC||M 3.7 / 37 km||87 Km NNE of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands (British Virgin Islands)||USGS|
|2020-09-08 01:17:39 UTC||M 2.9 / 35 km||Virgin Islands Region (British Virgin Islands)||EMSC|
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