A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 116 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (72 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017238005. Unique identifier: pr2017238005. Exact location of event, longitude -65.139 West, latitude 19.3728 North, depth = 63 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/08/17 / 2017-08-26 10:03:02 / August 26, 2017 @ 10:03 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 06:03:02 / 6:03 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 63 km (39 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 116 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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