A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 78 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (48 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/12/15 / 2015-12-10 05:49:11 / December 10, 2015 @ 5:49 am. Unique identifier: pr15344004. Ids that are associated to the event: pr15344004. The temblor was reported at 01:49:11 / 1:49 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24 km (15 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -65.1159 West, latitude 19.0244 North, depth = 24 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days six hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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