A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 123 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (76 miles). Unique identifier: pr17055005. Ids that are associated to the event: pr17055005. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/02/17 / 2017-02-24 15:39:38 / February 24, 2017 @ 3:39 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 63 km (39 miles). Exact location of event, depth 63 km, -65.0335° West, 19.4556° North. The temblor was detected at 11:39:38 / 11:39 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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