A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 175 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (109 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020364002. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020364002. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 74 km (46 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:02:17 / 3:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.9111 West, latitude 19.93 North, depth = 74 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 03:02:17 / December 29, 2020 @ 3:02 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 175 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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