A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 97 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (60 miles) on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17090007. Id of event: pr17090007. Exact location of event, longitude -65.1311 West, latitude 19.1984 North, depth = 52 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 52 km (32 miles). Global time and date of event 31/03/17 / 2017-03-31 19:11:04 / March 31, 2017 @ 7:11 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 15:11:04 / 3:11 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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