A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 100 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (62 miles) on Saturday. Unique identifier: pr17091003. Ids that are associated to the event: pr17091003. Exact location of earthquake, -65.2295° West, 19.204° North, depth 33 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33 km (21 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:03:36 / 1:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/04/17 / 2017-04-01 05:03:36 / April 1, 2017 @ 5:03 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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