A minor earthquake magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) strikes 100 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (62 miles) on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39 km (24 miles). Exact location of event, depth 39 km, -65.0468° West, 19.2458° North. The temblor was detected at 22:45:33 / 10:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/03/18 / 2018-03-06 02:45:33 / March 6, 2018 @ 2:45 am. Id of earthquake: pr2018065001. Event ids that are associated: pr2018065001.
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 three, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 100 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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