A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 84 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (52 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -65.0189° West, 19.0976° North, depth 75 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16149005. Id of event: pr16149005. The temblor was picked up at 09:45:13 / 9:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 75 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/05/16 / 2016-05-28 13:45:13 / May 28, 2016 @ 1:45 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days seven hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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