Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 16 km southeast of Road Town, British Virgin Islands, on Friday, 19 Mar 2021 8:37 pm (GMT -4) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 16 km southeast of Road Town, British Virgin Islands, on Friday, 19 Mar 2021 8:37 pm (GMT -4)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 119 km depth

20 Mar 01:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 33 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Mar 2021 00:37:30 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 19 Mar 2021 8:37 pm (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 119.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.3475°N / 64.4975°W (Caribbean Sea, British Virgin Islands)
Nearest volcano: Saba (156 km / 97 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) SE of Road Town (pop: 8,450) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) E of Charlotte Amalie (U.S. Virgin Islands) (pop: 20,000) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) E of Fajardo (Puerto Rico) (pop: 34,100) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) E of Las Piedras (Puerto Rico) (pop: 6,660) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) E of Loiza (Puerto Rico) (pop: 4,310) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) W of Marigot (St. Martin) (pop: 5,700) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) W of The Valley (Anguilla) (pop: 2,040) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) WNW of Philipsburg (Sint Maarten) (pop: 1,400) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) E of Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico) (pop: 418,100) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) E of Cataño (Catano, Puerto Rico) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) ENE of Guayama (Puerto Rico) (pop: 21,600) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 mi) WNW of Gustavia (St. Barthélemy) (pop: 5,990) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) E of Aibonito (Puerto Rico) (pop: 8,950) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) WNW of Basseterre (St. Kitts & Nevis) (pop: 12,900) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SE of Tortola Island (pop: 23,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 25°C (77 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from E
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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4.0119 km31 Km E of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands, British Virgin IslandsUSGS

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