A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) was reported 91 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (57 miles) on Monday. Event id: pr2018092004. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018092004. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.983 West, latitude 19.166 North, depth = 49 km. The temblor was reported at 04:38:49 / 4:38 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/04/18 / 2018-04-02 08:38:49 / April 2, 2018 @ 8:38 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 49 km (30 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fifty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 91 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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