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AlertVI Earthquake Alert Magnitude 5.2

Published 24th January 2020


Buckie Got It, St. Kitts and Nevis News Source

AlertVI Earthquake Alert Magnitude 5.2

The USGS has issued an Earthquake Notification for a Magnitude 5.2 earthquake in the Virgin Islands which may be felt in the Virgin Islands. If a Tsunami is detected as a result of the earthquake, separate Tsunami information will be sent by Alert V I. Preliminary Report: Earthquake Detected:

24 Jan 2021 19:21:40 Magnitude: 5.2 Latitude: 18.018N North Longitude: 64.040W West Depth: 111 km Distance from Nearby Cities: 81.6 km (50.6 mi) ENE of Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands 100.8 km (62.5 mi) ESE of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands 160.8 km (99.7 mi) WNW of Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis 174.0 km (107.9 mi) ESE of Fajardo, Puerto Rico 189.8 km (117.7 mi) E of Humacao, Puerto Rico Alert Sent 01-24-2021 at 17:35:54. V I T E M A Staff will monitor these events and issue any follow-up action if required.

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