A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) strikes 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 23:16:11 / 11:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -65.0258° West, latitude 19.0391° North, depth = 34 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/06/17 / 2017-06-11 03:16:11 / June 11, 2017 @ 3:16 am. Unique identifier: pr2017162001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2017162001. The epicenter was at a depth of 34 km (21 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Charlotte Amalie (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (49 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop). Close country/countries, U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 77 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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