A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.35 (ml/mb) was reported 156 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (97 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 10:26:32 / 10:26 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/05/19 / 2019-05-16 14:26:32 / May 16, 2019 @ 2:26 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -65.2031 West, latitude 19.734 North, depth = 101 km. Unique identifier: pr2019136012. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019136012. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 101 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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