• slide 1Links for the general public to readily access disaster services following an emergency event.
  • slide 2All hazards approach to emergency management.
  • slide 3The Virgin Islands Fire Service in action: collapsed home.
  • slide 4The Virgin Islands Fire Service in action: car accident.
  • slide 5Every household should have a basic emergency supply kit. Learn how to prepare yours
  • slide 6VI Still Nice.


AlertVI Earthquake Alert Magnitude 5.0

The USGS has issued an Earthquake Notification for a Magnitude 5.0 earthquake in the Leeward 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: 2 Feb 2023 09:13:23 Magnitude: 5.0 Latitude: 16.727N North Longitude: 60.935W West Depth: 23 km Distance from Nearby Cities: 49.1 km (30.4 mi) NNE of Beaus�jour, Guadeloupe 62.0 km (38.4 mi) NE of Le Moule, Guadeloupe 63.8 km (39.5 mi) NE of Saint-Fran�ois, Guadeloupe 73.1 km (45.3 mi) NE of Sainte-Anne, Guadeloupe 96.1 km (59.6 mi) ESE of Falmouth, Antigua and Barbuda Alert Sent 02-02-2023 at 07:30:57. V I T E M A Staff will monitor these events and issue any follow up action if required.

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For more information on COVID-19, the new strain of coronavirus,
please visit the USVI Department of Health's website (doh.vi.gov/coronavirus),
or text COVID19USVI to 888777.


Not considered to be safe for swimming or fishing: St. Thomas: Bolongo Bay, Brewers Bay, Coki Point, Frenchman’s Bay.
Not considered to be safe for swimming or fishing: Vessup Bay on St. Thomas.
Not considered to be safe for swimming or fishing: St. Thomas: Brewer’s Bay, Frenchman’s Bay, Lindbergh Bay, Sapphire Beach, Secret Harbor. St. John: Frank Bay.

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