A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 93 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (58 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018067004. Id of event: pr2018067004. Exact location of event, longitude -64.9901 West, latitude 19.1873 North, depth = 77 km. Global time and date of event 08/03/18 / 2018-03-08 03:26:42 / March 8, 2018 @ 3:26 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 77 km (48 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:26:42 / 11:26 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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: 93 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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