A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 117 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (73 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 68 km (42 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:08:25 / 10:08 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17055003. Id of event: pr17055003. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/02/17 / 2017-02-24 14:08:25 / February 24, 2017 @ 2:08 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -65.092° West, 19.3941° North, depth 68 km.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 117 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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