A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 97 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (60 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/03/17 / 2017-03-30 23:14:41 / March 30, 2017 @ 11:14 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17089013. Id of event: pr17089013. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21 km (13 miles). Exact location, longitude -65.1139° West, latitude 19.2045° North, depth = 21 km. The temblor was reported at 19:14:41 / 7:14 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 97 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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