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A 4.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits About 53 Miles North of British Virgin Islands This Morning

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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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John McCarthy

John McCarthy

John McCarthy has been reporting on the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Caribbean region since 1989. John's articles have appeared in the BVI Beacon, St. Croix Avis, San Juan Star and Virgin Islands Daily News. He is originally from Detroit, Michigan.

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