A minor earthquake magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) strikes 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands on Tuesday. Unique identifier: pr2017311001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2017311001. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.9218 West, latitude 18.8505 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/11/17 / 2017-11-07 08:34:56 / November 7, 2017 @ 8:34 am. The temblor was detected at 04:34:56 / 4:34 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Culebra, Cruz Bay, Road Town (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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