A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 102 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (63 miles) on Tuesday. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:36:10 / 2:36 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr16334005. Unique identifier: pr16334005. Exact location of event, longitude -64.9984 West, latitude 19.2695 North, depth = 30 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/11/16 / 2016-11-29 06:36:10 / November 29, 2016 @ 6:36 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 102 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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