A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 99 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (62 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -65.0583° West, 19.2366° North, depth 34 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:17:06 / 9:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/01/21 / 2021-01-14 09:17:06 / January 14, 2021 @ 9:17 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2021014009. Event ids that are associated: pr2021014009.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 99 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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