A minor earthquake magnitude 3.69 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 133 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (83 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -65.2193 West, latitude 19.5191 North, depth = 50 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 23:37:10 / 11:37 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/01/21 / 2021-01-06 23:37:10 / January 6, 2021 @ 11:37 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2021006019. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2021006019.
Each 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 two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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