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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A “minor” earthquake was recorded about 64 miles north of St. Thomas on Sunday afternoon. The quake, measuring 3.4 on the Richter Scale, happened about 1:31 p.m. on Sunday at a depth of 28 feet underground, the U.S. Geological Survey said. An aftershock measuring 3.1 on the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A minor earthquake occurred about 14 miles southeast of St. Thomas early this morning, authorities said. The quake, measuring 3.4 on the Richter Scale, happened about 2:48 a.m. this morning at a depth of 84.5 miles, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said. The USGS also recorded a

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PAHOA, Hawaii — Residents near Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano faced warnings today that more lava-spewing fissures could open near their homes and that the volcano’s summit may be getting ready for an explosion that could scatter ash and debris for miles. Since Kilauea began erupting on May 3, nearly 2,000 people

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — A 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck about 53 miles (85 kilometers) North of the British Virgin Islands this morning. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake happened at 11:13 a.m. today and took place about six miles underground. The 85 kilometers distance equals 52.81 miles.

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — A 4.7-magnitude earthquake has struck near the British Virgin Islands but caused no reported damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake occurred Friday afternoon some 20 miles (30 kilometers) north of the capital of Road Town at a depth of 25 miles

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A minor earthquake of 4.5 on the Richter Scale struck St. Thomas about 7:13 a.m. on Thursday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake occurred about 27 miles underground but was felt by some in the north of St. Thomas, the USGS said. The initial earthquake

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — The British Virgin Islands has experienced six earthquakes in the last 24 hours; 12 earthquakes in the past seven days; 34 earthquakes in the last 30 days and 676 earthquakes in the past 365 days. According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) the most recent “minor”

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SAN JUAN — An earthquake registering 4.5 on the Richter Scale struck the ocean floor 69 miles north of Culebra, Puerto Rico this afternoon. According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the earthquake occurred at 1:54 p.m. local time at a depth of 25 miles underground. Puerto Rico has had

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — The British Virgin Islands has had three earthquakes in the last 24 hours; 10 earthquakes in the past seven days; 25 earthquakes in the last 30 days and 693 earthquakes in the past 365 days. The latest earthquake registered 3.8 on the Richter Scale and took

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — A minor earthquake was recorded about 16 miles southeast of the British Virgin Islands on Friday morning, authorities said. The quake, registering 3.4 on the Richter Scale, occurred about 10:21 a.m. on Friday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The USGS said it was 33

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