Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - 95 Km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (British Virgin Islands), on Saturday, 12 September 2020 at 08:10 (GMT)
12 Sep 09:08 UTC: First to report: USGS after 58 minutes.
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.1993°N / 64.8296°W (British Virgin Islands)
Nearest volcano: Saba (243 km / 151 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
89 km (55 mi) NW of Road Town (pop: 8,400)
96 km (60 mi) N of Charlotte Amalie (pop: 20,000)
97 km (60 mi) N of Cruz Bay (pop: 2,700)
150 km (93 mi) NE of Carolina (pop: 170,400)
157 km (98 mi) NE of San Juan (pop: 418,100)
166 km (103 mi) NE of Bayamón (pop: 203,500)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2020-09-12 08:10:27 UTC||M 3.6 / 20 km||95 Km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (British Virgin Islands)||USGS|
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