A minor earthquake magnitude 3.87 (ml/mb) strikes 150 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands (93 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/12/20 / 2020-12-01 08:57:47 / December 1, 2020 @ 8:57 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020336006. Id of event: pr2020336006. The temblor was picked up at 08:57:47 / 8:57 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 92 km (57 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -64.6726° West, latitude 19.6893° North, depth = 92 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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