A minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 81 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (50 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:16:29 / 5:16 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/10/19 / 2019-10-22 21:16:29 / October 22, 2019 @ 9:16 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019295018. Id of event: pr2019295018. The epicenter was at a depth of 30 km (19 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -65.2043 West, latitude 19.0313 North, depth = 30 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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