A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 104 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (65 miles). Exact location, longitude -65.116° West, latitude 19.2682° North, depth = 16 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/02/17 / 2017-02-25 02:53:18 / February 25, 2017 @ 2:53 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:53:18 / 10:53 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17056002. Id of event: pr17056002.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 104 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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