International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis

Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 255975
Event time 2020-09-03 10:06:07 (UTC)
Local time 2020-09-03 14:06:07 - [It was afternoon in the affected area.]
Last update 2020-09-03 10:31:00 (UTC)
Magnitude 3.7
Depth 37 km
Class Minor
Hypocenter Shallow depth
Mercalli scale 2
Possible effects A few people might notice movement if they are at rest and/or on the upper floors of tall buildings.
Data status
Data provider EMSC

Continent Caribbean Sea
Country US Virgin Islands
Administration area
Nearest settlement Sorgenfri
Distance 68 km
Course NNW
Surface type underwater quake
Tsunami region North Atlantic
Water surface name North Atlantic Ocean

Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
Charlotte Amalie (71.57 km)
Nearest airports
Cyril E. King Airport (71.70 km)
Nearest volcanoes
There is no known marine port nearby.
Quick Analysis
According to the epicenter of the quake, this is an underwater quake.