A minor earthquake magnitude 3.39 (ml/mb) strikes 117 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (73 miles) on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: pr2017227004. Event ids that are associated: pr2017227004. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/08/17 / 2017-08-15 18:15:06 / August 15, 2017 @ 6:15 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 104 km (65 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -65.0981 West, latitude 19.388 North, depth = 104 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:15:06 / 2:15 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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