A minor earthquake magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) strikes 95 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (59 miles) on Sunday. Unique identifier: pr2017253004. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2017253004. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/09/17 / 2017-09-10 18:52:01 / September 10, 2017 @ 6:52 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.24-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:52:01 / 2:52 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 48 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.0411 West, latitude 19.2021 North, depth = 48 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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