A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 138 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (86 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:01:38 / 4:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 08:01:38 / February 15, 2017 @ 8:01 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 36 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -65.2573° West, 19.5529° North, depth 36 km. Id of earthquake: pr17046004. Event ids that are associated: pr17046004.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 138 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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