A light earthquake magnitude 4.41 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 122 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (76 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/08/17 / 2017-08-14 22:11:48 / August 14, 2017 @ 10:11 pm. The temblor was detected at 18:11:48 / 6:11 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: pr2017226006. Event ids that are associated: pt17226050, pr2017226006, us2000a888. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 108 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.9815 West, latitude 19.3565 North, depth = 108 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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