A minor earthquake magnitude 3.28 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 117 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (73 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 69 km (43 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -65.0775° West, 19.3986° North, depth 69 km. The 3.28-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:46:23 / 9:46 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/03/18 / 2018-03-06 13:46:23 / March 6, 2018 @ 1:46 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr2018065007. Event ids that are associated: pr2018065007.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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