A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.42 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 107 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (66 miles). Exact location, longitude -65.1991° West, latitude 19.276° North, depth = 40 km. The 3.42-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:50:41 / 1:50 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2018069006. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018069006. Global time and date of event 10/03/18 / 2018-03-10 17:50:41 / March 10, 2018 @ 5:50 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40 km (25 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days sixty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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