A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.41 (ml/mb) was reported 91 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (57 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/01/21 / 2021-01-13 07:48:34 / January 13, 2021 @ 7:48 am. Exact location, longitude -65.0205° West, latitude 19.167° North, depth = 30 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 07:48:34 / 7:48 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2021013001. Unique identifier: pr2021013001.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 four, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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