A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.42 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 85 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (53 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/18 / 2018-03-05 23:13:48 / March 5, 2018 @ 11:13 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018064007. Unique identifier: pr2018064007. Exact location, longitude -65.0576° West, latitude 19.1055° North, depth = 71 km. The temblor was detected at 19:13:48 / 7:13 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 71 km (44 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 85 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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