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4.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off British Virgin Islands On Friday Morning

ROAD TOWN, Tortola — A 4.1 magnitude earthquake hit about 42 miles northeast of Anegada in the British Virgin Islands on Friday morning.

The earthquake, detected about 10:22 a.m. Friday, did not trigger a tsunami, however.

Besides the BVI, minor shaking was also felt in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The quake’s epicenter hit about 48 miles from Charlotte Amalie in St. Thomas.

The tremor originated about 6.21 miles underground, according to Volcano Discovery.

Volcano Discovery said that the earthquake measured 4.2 on the Richter Scale.

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