A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 95 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (59 miles). Unique identifier: pr16038008. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16038008. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -65.1745° West, latitude 19.1697° North, depth = 30 km. The temblor was picked up at 08:34:56 / 8:34 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/02/16 / 2016-02-07 12:34:56 / February 7, 2016 @ 12:34 pm.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days seven hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 95 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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