A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands. Unique identifier: pr2017184006. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2017184006. Exact location of event, longitude -65.1011 West, latitude 18.7091 North, depth = 25 km. The temblor was detected at 07:11:16 / 7:11 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 25 km (16 miles). Global time and date of event 03/07/17 / 2017-07-03 11:11:16 / July 3, 2017 @ 11:11 am UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Luquillo, Fajardo (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 44 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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