A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 83 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (52 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 00:29:24 / 12:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.1315 West, latitude 19.0739 North, depth = 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/04/17 / 2017-04-09 04:29:24 / April 9, 2017 @ 4:29 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17099001. Id of event: pr17099001.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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