A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands. Exact location of earthquake, -65.0546° West, 18.6924° North, depth 16 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16107000. Id of event: pr16107000. The temblor was picked up at 20:25:22 / 8:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/04/16 / 2016-04-16 00:25:22 / April 16, 2016 @ 12:25 am.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Luquillo, Fajardo (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 40 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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