A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) was reported 86 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (53 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32 km (20 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -65.1525° West, 19.0953° North, depth 32 km. Event id: pr2019296000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019296000. The temblor was reported at 20:04:10 / 8:04 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/10/19 / 2019-10-23 00:04:10 / October 23, 2019 @ 12:04 am.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days sixty and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 86 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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