A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 91 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (57 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 31 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 31 km, -65.1201° West, 19.1465° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/08/17 / 2017-08-13 19:30:57 / August 13, 2017 @ 7:30 pm. The 3.02-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:30:57 / 3:30 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2017225009. Event ids that are associated: pr2017225009.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 91 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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