A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 101 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (63 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/03/17 / 2017-03-31 05:48:51 / March 31, 2017 @ 5:48 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:48:51 / 1:48 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr17090003. Event ids that are associated: pr17090003. Exact location, longitude -65.2115° West, latitude 19.2196° North, depth = 29 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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