A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Christiansted in U.S. Virgin Islands. Unique identifier: pr17084005. Ids that are associated to the event: pr17084005. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/03/17 / 2017-03-25 23:58:55 / March 25, 2017 @ 11:58 pm. Exact location of event, depth 25 km, -64.0286° West, 17.7749° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25 km (16 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:58:55 / 7:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saint Croix (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Saint Croix (c. 50 600 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 71 km E of Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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