A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 104 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (65 miles) on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16263011. Id of event: pr16263011. The temblor was detected at 13:05:21 / 1:05 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/09/16 / 2016-09-19 17:05:21 / September 19, 2016 @ 5:05 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 69 km (43 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.1207 West, latitude 19.2702 North, depth = 69 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 104 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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