A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands. Id of earthquake: pr2018084001. Event ids that are associated: pr2018084001, us1000d8tw. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/03/18 / 2018-03-25 05:48:04 / March 25, 2018 @ 5:48 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.9443 West, latitude 18.2301 North, depth = 73 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 73 km (45 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:48:04 / 1:48 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fajardo, Ceiba, Saint Croix (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Saint Croix (c. 50 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-seven 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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