A minor earthquake magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) strikes 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/03/19 / 2019-03-27 14:50:25 / March 27, 2019 @ 2:50 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.22-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:50:25 / 10:50 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2019086017. Event ids that are associated: pr2019086017. Exact location of earthquake, -65.1176° West, 18.979° North, depth 27 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cruz Bay, Culebra, Charlotte Amalie (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), 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 thirty-seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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