A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 136 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (85 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 44 km (27 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:21:19 / 4:21 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr17070003. Ids that are associated to the event: pr17070003. Exact location, longitude -65.0893° West, latitude 19.5639° North, depth = 44 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/03/17 / 2017-03-11 08:21:19 / March 11, 2017 @ 8:21 am.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 136 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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