A minor earthquake magnitude 3.91 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 88 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (55 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/05/17 / 2017-05-24 14:25:43 / May 24, 2017 @ 2:25 pm. Id of earthquake: pr2017144012. Event ids that are associated: pr2017144012, us10008uut. The 3.91-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:25:43 / 10:25 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 44 km (27 miles). Exact location, longitude -64.7866° West, latitude 19.3056° North, depth = 44 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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