A minor earthquake magnitude 3.28 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 142 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (88 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 72 km (45 miles). The 3.28-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:22:02 / 12:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.1121 West, latitude 19.6188 North, depth = 72 km. Id of earthquake: pr2018231009. Event ids that are associated: pr2018231009. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 16:22:02 / August 19, 2018 @ 4:22 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 142 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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