A minor earthquake magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) strikes 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands on Sunday. Event id: pr2019090000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019090000, us2000k7vf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/03/19 / 2019-03-31 04:24:23 / March 31, 2019 @ 4:24 am. Exact location of event, depth 25 km, -65.1215° West, 18.8188° North. The 3.33-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:24:23 / 12:24 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isabel Segunda, Luquillo, Fajardo. The epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days five hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 52 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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