Weak mag. 3.7 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 70 km north of Road Town, British Virgin Islands, on Monday, 8 Feb 2021 2:05 pm (GMT -4) -

Weak mag. 3.7 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 70 km north of Road Town, British Virgin Islands, on Monday, 8 Feb 2021 2:05 pm (GMT -4)

Weak magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 78 km depth

8 Feb 18:53 UTC: First to report: USGS after 49 minutes.
Date & time: 8 Feb 2021 18:05:12 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 8 Feb 2021 2:05 pm (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 3.7
Depth: 78.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.0428°N / 64.7578°W (North Atlantic Ocean, British Virgin Islands)
Nearest volcano: Saba (225 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km (43 mi) NNW of Road Town (pop: 8,450) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NNE of Charlotte Amalie (U.S. Virgin Islands) (pop: 20,000) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) NE of Fajardo (Puerto Rico) (pop: 34,100) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) ENE of Loiza (Puerto Rico) (pop: 4,310) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) NE of Las Piedras (Puerto Rico) (pop: 6,660) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) ENE of Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico) (pop: 418,100) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) ENE of Cataño (Catano, Puerto Rico) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) NE of San Lorenzo (Puerto Rico) (pop: 9,370) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) NE of Guayama (Puerto Rico) (pop: 21,600) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) ENE of Aibonito (Puerto Rico) (pop: 8,950) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) WNW of The Valley (Anguilla) (pop: 2,040) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) WNW of Marigot (St. Martin) (pop: 5,700) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) WNW of Philipsburg (Sint Maarten) (pop: 1,400) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) NNW of Tortola Island (pop: 23,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 25.4°C (78 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 7 m/s (14 kts) from ENE
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 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
3.778 km78 Km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands, British Virgin IslandsUSGS
3.678 kmVIRGIN ISLANDS REGION, British Virgin IslandsEMSC

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