A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 80 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (50 miles). Exact location, longitude -65.147° West, latitude 19.0428° North, depth = 31 km. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:34:50 / 5:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/06/17 / 2017-06-28 21:34:50 / June 28, 2017 @ 9:34 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 31 km (19 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2017179016. Event ids that are associated: pr2017179016.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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