A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) was reported 129 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (80 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -65.1106° West, 19.5005° North, depth 65 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017244003. Unique identifier: pr2017244003. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.43-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:57:09 / 4:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/17 / 2017-09-01 08:57:09 / September 1, 2017 @ 8:57 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 129 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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