A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 120 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (75 miles) on Monday. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:16:20 / 10:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -65.1408° West, latitude 19.4101° North, depth = 71 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 71 km (44 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/01/17 / 2017-01-30 14:16:20 / January 30, 2017 @ 2:16 pm. Event id: pr17030001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17030001.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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-three, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 120 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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