A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 125 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (78 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/10/18 / 2018-10-16 03:52:20 / October 16, 2018 @ 3:52 am. The temblor was reported at 23:52:20 / 11:52 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -65.25 West, latitude 19.4361 North, depth = 25 km. Unique identifier: pr2018289006. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018289006.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 125 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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