A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 100 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands (62 miles) on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/08/20 / 2020-08-30 11:42:10 / August 30, 2020 @ 11:42 am. Exact location of event, depth 34 km, -64.6201° West, 19.2258° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34 km (21 miles). The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:42:10 / 11:42 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020243004. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bf0x, pr2020243004.
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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