A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 81 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (50 miles). Exact location of event, depth 49 km, -65.1405° West, 19.055° North. The temblor was reported at 11:00:16 / 11:00 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr17070004. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17070004. Global time and date of event 11/03/17 / 2017-03-11 15:00:16 / March 11, 2017 @ 3:00 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 49 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 81 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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