A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 132 km NE of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands (82 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -64.0701 West, latitude 19.3143 North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/10/20 / 2020-10-07 05:14:28 / October 7, 2020 @ 5:14 am. The temblor was reported at 05:14:28 / 5:14 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000c6bn. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c6bn.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 132 km NE of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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