A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands. The temblor was picked up at 14:14:29 / 2:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/03/18 / 2018-03-14 18:14:29 / March 14, 2018 @ 6:14 pm. Unique identifier: pr2018073010. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018073010. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 44 km, -65.1046° West, 18.5771° North.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Punta Santiago, Río Grande, Naguabo. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Río Grande (c. 13 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days sixty and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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