A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.62 (ml/mb) was reported 104 km NNE of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands (65 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/08/20 / 2020-08-28 06:16:33 / August 28, 2020 @ 6:16 am. The 3.62-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:16:33 / 6:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -64.408° West, latitude 19.2021° North, depth = 35 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000be7h, pr2020241004. Id of event: pr2020241004. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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