A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019071029. Unique identifier: pr2019071029. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/03/19 / 2019-03-12 22:46:14 / March 12, 2019 @ 10:46 pm. The 3.23-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:46:14 / 6:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.1843 West, latitude 19.0153 North, depth = 53 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Culebra, Charlotte Amalie. Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: 79 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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