A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 91 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (57 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:34:58 / 2:34 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/04/16 / 2016-04-01 18:34:58 / April 1, 2016 @ 6:34 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 80 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -65.0662 West, latitude 19.1585 North, depth = 80 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr16092006. Unique identifier: pr16092006.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days seven hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 91 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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