A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.88 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 94 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (58 miles). Event id: pr2020152015. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020152015. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/05/20 / 2020-05-31 17:46:13 / May 31, 2020 @ 5:46 pm. The temblor was picked up at 17:46:13 / 5:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -64.8928 West, latitude 19.194 North, depth = 28 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixteen 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 94 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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