A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 169 km E of Saint Augustine Beach, Florida (105 miles) on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006rzj. Id of event: us10006rzj. The epicenter was at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/09/16 / 2016-09-21 16:30:53 / September 21, 2016 @ 4:30 pm. Exact location, longitude -79.5329° West, latitude 30.1005° North, depth = 0 km. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:30:53 / 11:30 am (local time epicenter).
Every 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 169 km E of Saint Augustine Beach, Florida.
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