Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - Virgin Islands Region (British Virgin Islands) on Saturday, 12 September 2020 at 08:10 (GMT)
12 Sep 08:23 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 13 minutes.
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.16°N / 64.85°W (British Virgin Islands)
Nearest volcano: Saba (241 km / 150 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
85 km (53 mi) NW of Road Town (pop: 8,400)
91 km (57 mi) N of Charlotte Amalie (pop: 20,000)
92 km (57 mi) N of Cruz Bay (pop: 2,700)
145 km (90 mi) NE of Carolina (pop: 170,400)
153 km (95 mi) NE of San Juan (pop: 418,100)
161 km (100 mi) NE of Bayamón (pop: 203,500)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2020-09-12 08:10:26 UTC||M 3.0 / 35 km||Virgin Islands Region (British Virgin Islands)||EMSC|
|2020-09-12 08:10:26 UTC||M 3.0 / 35 km||91 Km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (British Virgin Islands)||USGS|
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