A minor earthquake magnitude 3.79 (ml/mb) strikes 114 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands (71 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -64.715 West, latitude 19.3673 North, depth = 35 km. Unique identifier: pr2021008009. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2021008009. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/01/21 / 2021-01-08 08:59:14 / January 8, 2021 @ 8:59 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:59:14 / 8:59 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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