A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 127 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (79 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/08/17 / 2017-08-14 22:11:47 / August 14, 2017 @ 10:11 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -65.172 West, latitude 19.467 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:11:47 / 6:11 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt17226050. Id of event: pt17226050.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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