A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 89 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (55 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr17073001. Event ids that are associated: pr17073001. Exact location of earthquake, -64.9981° West, 19.1506° North, depth 24 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/03/17 / 2017-03-14 03:04:12 / March 14, 2017 @ 3:04 am. The temblor was reported at 23:04:12 / 11:04 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 89 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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