A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.27 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 111 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (69 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 63 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 18:25:32 / 6:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 22:25:32 / March 15, 2018 @ 10:25 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -65.1636 West, latitude 19.3285 North, depth = 63 km. Event id: pr2018074004. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018074004.
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-five, in the past 30 days sixty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 111 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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