A minor earthquake magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) strikes 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 29 km, -65.0985° West, 18.9095° North. Event id: pr2018062002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018062002. The 3.22-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:03:08 / 5:03 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/03/18 / 2018-03-03 09:03:08 / March 3, 2018 @ 9:03 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tortola, Road Town, Cruz Bay. 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). Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 sixteen, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 65 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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