A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 98 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (61 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:38:33 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -65.1869 West, latitude 19.2005 North, depth = 35 km. Event id: pr17089014. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17089014. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/03/17 / 2017-03-30 22:38:33 / March 30, 2017 @ 10:38 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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