A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 102 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (63 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/03/17 / 2017-03-31 10:03:05 / March 31, 2017 @ 10:03 am. Exact location of event, longitude -65.0514 West, latitude 19.2579 North, depth = 60 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60 km (37 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr17090006. Unique identifier: pr17090006. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:03:05 / 6:03 am (local time epicenter).
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 twelve, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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