A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes Virgin Islands region (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -64.9568 West, latitude 19.1602 North, depth = 33 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17089012. Id of event: pr17089012. The temblor was reported at 23:01:05 / 11:01 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33 km (21 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/03/17 / 2017-03-30 23:01:05 / March 30, 2017 @ 11:01 pm.
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 seven, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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