A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) was reported 135 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (84 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 69 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/08/18 / 2018-08-30 06:53:22 / August 30, 2018 @ 6:53 am. Exact location of earthquake, -65.2716° West, 19.5226° North, depth 69 km. Unique identifier: pr2018242004. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018242004. The temblor was detected at 02:53:22 / 2:53 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 135 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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