A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 97 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (60 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2021020013. Event ids that are associated: pr2021020013. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:28:13 / 8:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -64.9326 West, latitude 19.2198 North, depth = 39 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/01/21 / 2021-01-20 08:28:13 / January 20, 2021 @ 8:28 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39 km (24 miles).
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 ten, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 97 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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