A minor earthquake magnitude 3.62 (ml/mb) strikes 110 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (68 miles) on Sunday. Id of earthquake: pr2018070011. Event ids that are associated: pr2018070011. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 65 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 11/03/18 / 2018-03-11 21:52:09 / March 11, 2018 @ 9:52 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.05 West, latitude 19.3373 North, depth = 65 km. The temblor was reported at 17:52:09 / 5:52 pm (local time epicenter).
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 four, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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