A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.12 West, latitude 18.7134 North, depth = 96 km. Unique identifier: pr17093007. Ids that are associated to the event: pr17093007. The temblor was detected at 04:22:56 / 4:22 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/04/17 / 2017-04-03 08:22:56 / April 3, 2017 @ 8:22 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 96 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Luquillo, Isabel Segunda (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days sixty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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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