Latest earthquakes near U.S. Virgin Islands today

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List of latest earthquakes near U.S. Virgin Islands.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 26, 2024 04:43
(St Thomas)
M 2.6 219 km W
from Saint Croix
May 26, 2024 04:41
(St Thomas)
M 2.6 281 km WNW
from Saint Croix
May 26, 2024 01:27
(St Thomas)
M 2.6 186 km WNW
from Saint Croix
May 25, 2024 23:45
(St Thomas)
M 2.5 221 km W
from Saint Croix
May 25, 2024 22:43
(St Thomas)
M 2.1 220 km W
from Saint Croix
May 25, 2024 20:13
(St Thomas)
M 2.3 219 km W
from Saint Croix
May 25, 2024 19:18
(St Thomas)
M 3.3 289 km WNW
from Saint Croix
May 25, 2024 14:21
(St Thomas)
M 3.3 286 km WNW
from Saint Croix
May 25, 2024 12:01
(St Thomas)
M 2.6 163 km W
from Saint Croix
May 25, 2024 09:14
(St Thomas)
M 3.4 188 km NW
from Saint Croix
May 25, 2024 06:27
(St Thomas)
M 4.1 102 km NW
from Charlotte Amalie
May 25, 2024 06:16
(St Thomas)
M 4.0 92 km NW
from Charlotte Amalie
May 25, 2024 06:09
(St Thomas)
M 3.4 87 km NW
from Charlotte Amalie
May 25, 2024 04:19
(St Thomas)
M 3.9 87 km NW
from Charlotte Amalie
May 25, 2024 03:43
(St Thomas)
M 3.4 90 km NW
from Charlotte Amalie
May 25, 2024 03:28
(St Thomas)
M 3.4 93 km NW
from Charlotte Amalie
May 24, 2024 21:41
(St Thomas)
M 2.3 235 km W
from Saint Croix
May 24, 2024 21:05
(St Thomas)
M 3.0 194 km W
from Charlotte Amalie
May 24, 2024 10:12
(St Thomas)
M 2.3 223 km W
from Saint Croix
May 24, 2024 06:08
(St Thomas)
M 3.4 262 km WNW
from Charlotte Amalie
May 24, 2024 05:02
(St Thomas)
M 3.7 291 km WNW
from Saint Croix
May 24, 2024 01:43
(St Thomas)
M 3.2 277 km WNW
from Saint Croix
May 24, 2024 01:11
(St Thomas)
M 3.8 284 km WNW
from Saint Croix
May 23, 2024 22:44
(St Thomas)
M 3.7 194 km N
from Saint Croix
May 23, 2024 22:44
(St Thomas)
M 3.6 182 km NNE
from Saint Croix

Map of Latest Earthquakes near U.S. Virgin Islands

Recent U.S. Virgin Islands Earthquake News

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U.S. Virgin Islands Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
44 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.6
May 26, 2024 04:43

Average

A total of 444 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of U.S. Virgin Islands in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 44 earthquakes per year, or 3 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near U.S. Virgin Islands roughly every 8 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near U.S. Virgin Islands in 2020. A total of 140 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of U.S. Virgin Islands that year. The strongest had a 6.4 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of U.S. Virgin Islands with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of U.S. Virgin Islands in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near U.S. Virgin Islands during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near U.S. Virgin Islands (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 417 93.92%
Mag. 5 25 5.63%
Mag. 6 2 0.45%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near U.S. Virgin Islands

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.4
On Jan 7, 2020 04:24.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.7
On Jul 29, 1943 00:02.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near U.S. Virgin Islands occurred on Jan 7, 2020 04:24 local time (America/St_Thomas timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.4 and struck 221 kilometers (137 mi) west of Saint Croix, at a depth of 9 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near U.S. Virgin Islands in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.7 earthquake struck on Jul 29, 1943 00:02, 283 kilometers (176 mi) west of Saint Croix. It is the strongest earthquake near U.S. Virgin Islands in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near U.S. Virgin Islands in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from U.S. Virgin Islands.

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List of strongest earthquakes near U.S. Virgin Islands.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jan 7, 2020 04:24
(St Thomas)
M 6.4 221 km W
from Saint Croix
Sep 23, 2019 23:23
(St Thomas)
M 6.0 260 km WNW
from Charlotte Amalie
Jan 11, 2020 08:54
(St Thomas)
M 5.9 224 km W
from Saint Croix
Jan 6, 2020 06:32
(St Thomas)
M 5.8 220 km W
from Saint Croix
Dec 9, 2023 10:27
(St Thomas)
M 5.7 83 km NE
from Charlotte Amalie
May 14, 2024 20:30
(St Thomas)
M 5.6 282 km WNW
from Charlotte Amalie
Jan 7, 2020 04:34
(St Thomas)
M 5.6 210 km W
from Saint Croix
Jan 7, 2020 07:18
(St Thomas)
M 5.6 217 km W
from Saint Croix
May 8, 2022 09:32
(St Thomas)
M 5.5 145 km NNE
from Saint Croix
Jan 24, 2021 19:21
(St Thomas)
M 5.4 92 km NE
from Saint Croix

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near U.S. Virgin Islands

Earthquakes by region of U.S. Virgin Islands

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near U.S. Virgin Islands.

When was the last earthquake in U.S. Virgin Islands?

A 2.6 magnitude earthquake hit near U.S. Virgin Islands on the night of May 26, 2024 at 04:43 local time (America/St_Thomas). The center of this earthquake was located 219km west of Saint Croix at a depth of 15km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near U.S. Virgin Islands in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near U.S. Virgin Islands?

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit near U.S. Virgin Islands on the night of July 29, 1943 at 00:02 local time (America/St_Thomas). The center of this earthquake was located 283km west-northwest of Saint Croix at a depth of 15km under water in the North Atlantic Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near U.S. Virgin Islands since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near U.S. Virgin Islands?

In the past 10 years, 444 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from U.S. Virgin Islands. This averages to 44 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 8 days.