Weak mag. 3.8 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 62 km north of Road Town, British Virgin Islands, on Tuesday, Sep 21, 2021 12:07 am (GMT -4) -
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Weak magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 45 km depth
21 Sep 05:13 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Sep 21, 2021 12:07 am (GMT -4)
Depth: 45.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.98°N / 64.57°W↗ (North Atlantic Ocean, British Virgin Islands)
Antipode: 18.98°S / 115.43°E↗
Nearest volcano: Saba (206 km / 128 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (38 mi) N of Road Town (pop: 8,450) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) NNE of Charlotte Amalie (U.S. Virgin Islands) (pop: 20,000) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) ENE of Loiza (Puerto Rico) (pop: 4,310) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NE of Las Piedras (Puerto Rico) (pop: 6,660) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) ENE of San Juan (Puerto Rico) (pop: 418,100) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) ENE of Cataño (Catano, Puerto Rico) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) WNW of El Valle (Anguilla) (pop: 2,040) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) WNW of maligas (Marigot, St. Martin) (pop: 5,700) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) WNW of Philipsburg (Sint Maarten) (pop: 1,400) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (125 mi) ENE of Aibonito (Puerto Rico) (pop: 8,950) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) WNW of Gustavia (St. Barthélemy) (pop: 5,990) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) NW of Basseterre (St. Kitts & Nevis) (pop: 12,900) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) N of Tortola Island (pop: 23,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.8||45 km||British Virgin Islands: VIRGIN ISLANDS REGION||EMSC|
|3.8||45 km||British Virgin Islands: 75 Km NNE of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands||USGS|
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