A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 117 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (73 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -65.061° West, 19.3985° North, depth 89 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/04/17 / 2017-04-14 22:58:37 / April 14, 2017 @ 10:58 pm. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:58:37 / 6:58 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr17104060. Unique identifier: pr17104060. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 89 km (55 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days seventy-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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