A minor earthquake magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 134 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (83 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017226007. Unique identifier: pr2017226007. Exact location of earthquake, -65.1613° West, 19.539° North, depth 25 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25 km (16 miles). The 3.05-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:11:10 / 7:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/08/17 / 2017-08-14 23:11:10 / August 14, 2017 @ 11:11 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 134 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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