A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported Virgin Islands region (0 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 15:18:39 / 3:18 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/04/16 / 2016-04-14 15:18:39 / April 14, 2016 @ 3:18 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -64.8488° West, 19.4505° North, depth 9 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16105035. Id of event: pr16105035.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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