A minor earthquake magnitude 3.41 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 116 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (72 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/03/18 / 2018-03-09 02:54:00 / March 9, 2018 @ 2:54 am. Event id: pr2018068001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018068001. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.1166 West, latitude 19.3808 North, depth = 71 km. The 3.41-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:54:00 / 10:54 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 71 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each 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 three, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days sixty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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