A minor earthquake magnitude 3.42 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Virgin Islands region (0 miles). Global time and date of event 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 21:05:09 / August 9, 2017 @ 9:05 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 21:05:09 / 9:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -64.9245° West, 19.4978° North, depth 56 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 56 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017221006. Unique identifier: pr2017221006.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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