Mag. 3.4 earthquake - 49 km north of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands, on Monday, 23 Nov 2020 12:13 pm (GMT -4) -

Mag. 3.4 earthquake  - 49 km north of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands, on Monday, 23 Nov 2020 12:13 pm (GMT -4)

Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 54 km depth

23 Nov 16:53 UTC: First to report: USGS after 40 minutes.
Date & time: 23 Nov 2020 16:13:06 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 23 Nov 2020 12:13 pm (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 3.4
Depth: 54.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.7548°N / 65.098°W (North Atlantic Ocean, U.S. Virgin Islands)
Nearest volcano: Saba (234 km / 145 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (31 mi) NNW of Charlotte Amalie (pop: 20,000) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) NW of Cruz Bay (pop: 2,740) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) NW of Road Town (British Virgin Islands) (pop: 8,450) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) NE of Fajardo (Puerto Rico) (pop: 34,100) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) ENE of Carolina (Puerto Rico) (pop: 170,400) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) ENE of San Juan (Puerto Rico) (pop: 418,100) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) ENE of Guaynabo (Puerto Rico) (pop: 81,400) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) ENE of Caguas (Puerto Rico) (pop: 86,800) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (74 mi) ENE of Bayamon (Puerto Rico) (pop: 203,500) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) NNW of St Croix (pop: 50,600) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) NNW of Saint Thomas Island (pop: 51,600) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) N of Cockroach Island --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 28.3°C (83 F), humidity: 66%, wind: 7 m/s (14 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.454 km48 Km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin IslandsUSGS
M 3.454 kmVIRGIN ISLANDS REGION, U.S. Virgin IslandsEMSC

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