A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.63 (ml/mb) was reported 139 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands (86 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 21:41:10 / 9:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -64.5848° West, 19.578° North, depth 24 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 24 km (15 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020365019. Id of event: pr2020365019. Global time and date of event 30/12/20 / 2020-12-30 21:41:10 / December 30, 2020 @ 9:41 pm UTC/GMT.
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 six, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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