A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 139 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (86 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/11/16 / 2016-11-16 02:01:46 / November 16, 2016 @ 2:01 am. Id of earthquake: pr16321000. Event ids that are associated: pr16321000. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.1918 West, latitude 19.5729 North, depth = 74 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 74 km (46 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:01:46 / 10:01 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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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. 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: 139 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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