A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was reported 134 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (83 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/06/19 / 2019-06-05 20:12:32 / June 5, 2019 @ 8:12 pm. Exact location, longitude -65.2446° West, latitude 19.5205° North, depth = 30 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019156014. Unique identifier: pr2019156014. The temblor was reported at 16:12:32 / 4:12 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 30 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 134 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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