A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 98 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (61 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -65.0812° West, 19.2168° North, depth 42 km. The temblor was reported at 20:34:37 / 8:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 42 km (26 miles). Unique identifier: pr17090002. Ids that are associated to the event: pr17090002. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/03/17 / 2017-03-31 00:34:37 / March 31, 2017 @ 12:34 am.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 98 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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