A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 104 km NNE of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands (65 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:18:36 / 4:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -64.4237° West, 19.2065° North, depth 35 km. Global time and date of event 23/07/20 / 2020-07-23 04:18:36 / July 23, 2020 @ 4:18 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b2fg. Id of event: us6000b2fg.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 104 km NNE of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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