A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 96 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (60 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/02/17 / 2017-02-25 02:57:27 / February 25, 2017 @ 2:57 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -65.1713 West, latitude 19.1854 North, depth = 48 km. Event id: pr17056003. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17056003. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:57:27 / 10:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48 km (30 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-three 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.
Questions or comments?
Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 96 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.