A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 102 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (63 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/04/17 / 2017-04-11 15:09:06 / April 11, 2017 @ 3:09 pm. Event id: pr17101009. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17101009. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:09:06 / 11:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -65.1796° West, 19.2373° North, depth 34 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 fourteen, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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