A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 122 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (76 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -65.111 West, latitude 19.4325 North, depth = 65 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/02/17 / 2017-02-10 03:34:16 / February 10, 2017 @ 3:34 am. Event id: pr17041003. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17041003. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:34:16 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 65 km (40 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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