A minor earthquake magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 105 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (65 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39 km (24 miles). The temblor was detected at 14:48:47 / 2:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -65.0848° West, latitude 19.2876° North, depth = 39 km. Id of earthquake: pr2018064005. Event ids that are associated: pr2018064005. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/03/18 / 2018-03-05 18:48:47 / March 5, 2018 @ 6:48 pm.
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 was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 105 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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