Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, British Virgin Islands, on Thursday, Oct 14, 2021 9:51 pm (GMT -4) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, British Virgin Islands, on Thursday, Oct 14, 2021 9:51 pm (GMT -4)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 33 km depth

15 Oct 02:30 UTC: First to report: USGS after 39 minutes.
15 Oct 03:22: Magnitude recalculated from 3.8 to 4.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 34.4 to 33.0 km (from 21 to 21 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 17 km (10.5 mi) towards N.
Date & time: Oct 15, 2021 01:51:37 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Oct 14, 2021 9:51 pm (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.3691°N / 64.3513°W (North Atlantic Ocean, British Virgin Islands)
Antipode: 19.369°S / 115.649°E
Nearest volcano: Saba (214 km / 133 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
109 km (67 mi) NNE of Road Town (pop: 8,450) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (80 mi) NNE of Charlotte Amalie (U.S. Virgin Islands) (pop: 20,000) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) NW of El Valle (Anguilla) (pop: 2,040) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) NE of Loiza (Puerto Rico) (pop: 4,310) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) NW of maligas (Marigot, St. Martin) (pop: 5,700) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) NW of Philipsburg (Sint Maarten) (pop: 1,400) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) NE of Las Piedras (Puerto Rico) (pop: 6,660) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) ENE of San Juan (Puerto Rico) (pop: 418,100) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) ENE of Cataño (Catano, Puerto Rico) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) NW of Gustavia (St. Barthélemy) (pop: 5,990) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (151 mi) NE of Aibonito (Puerto Rico) (pop: 8,950) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) NNE of Tortola Island (pop: 23,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.1°C (83 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from SSW
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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.033 kmBritish Virgin Islands: 123 Km NNE of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin IslandsUSGS
3.834 kmBritish Virgin Islands: VIRGIN ISLANDS REGIONEMSC

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