A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) strikes 84 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (52 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 29/04/17 / 2017-04-29 12:18:36 / April 29, 2017 @ 12:18 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -65.186° West, 19.0695° North, depth 45 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 45 km (28 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017119007. Unique identifier: pr2017119007. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:18:36 / 8:18 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ninety-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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