A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 127 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (79 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 62 km (39 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:10:07 / 12:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/01/16 / 2016-01-06 04:10:07 / January 6, 2016 @ 4:10 am. Exact location of event, longitude -65.141 West, latitude 19.4752 North, depth = 62 km. Event id: pr16006011. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16006011.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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