A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 125 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (78 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 75 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/17 / 2017-02-10 02:55:34 / February 10, 2017 @ 2:55 am. The temblor was reported at 22:55:34 / 10:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -65.0859° West, 19.4645° North, depth 75 km. Unique identifier: pr17041002. Ids that are associated to the event: pr17041002.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-two 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 125 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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