A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 148 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (92 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 49 km (30 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -65.1148 West, latitude 19.67 North, depth = 49 km. The 3.22-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:20:59 / 8:20 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018318001. Id of event: pr2018318001. Global time and date of event 14/11/18 / 2018-11-14 00:20:59 / November 14, 2018 @ 12:20 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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