A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) strikes 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 37 km (23 miles). Event id: pr2018322006. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018322006. Exact location of event, longitude -65.0825 West, latitude 18.9863 North, depth = 37 km. The temblor was reported at 05:35:27 / 5:35 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/11/18 / 2018-11-18 09:35:27 / November 18, 2018 @ 9:35 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Charlotte Amalie (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (46 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop). Close country/countries, U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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