A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.51 (ml/mb) was reported 90 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (56 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/01/21 / 2021-01-12 17:52:31 / January 12, 2021 @ 5:52 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 56 km (35 miles). The 3.51-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:52:31 / 5:52 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2021012014. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021012014. Exact location of event, longitude -64.857 West, latitude 19.1573 North, depth = 56 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-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-one 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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