• 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 4.2

The USGS has issued an Earthquake Notification for a Magnitude 4.2 earthquake in the Mona Passage 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: 29 Jun 2022 01:15:45 Magnitude: 4.2 Latitude: 18.558N North Longitude: 68.985W West Depth: 105 km Distance from Nearby Cities: 3.4 km (2.1 mi) S of Guaymate, Dominican Republic 14.5 km (9.0 mi) N of La Romana, Dominican Republic 23.7 km (14.7 mi) SSE of Santa Cruz de El Seibo, Dominican Republic 29.9 km (18.5 mi) WSW of Salvale�n de Hig�ey, Dominican Republic 36.1 km (22.4 mi) ENE of San Pedro de Macor�s, Dominican Republic Alert Sent 06-29-2022 at 00:54:19. 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.


All beaches are considered to be safe for swimming or fishing. Please note: Samples could not be collected from Water Bay on St. Thomas, and St. Croix beaches.
Not considered to be safe for swimming or fishing: Johnson Bay on St. John.
Not considered to be safe for swimming or fishing: Bolongo Bay, and Secret Harbor on St. Thomas.

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