A minor earthquake magnitude 3.42 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 96 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (60 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2021020007. Unique identifier: pr2021020007. The temblor was picked up at 05:48:31 / 5:48 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34 km (21 miles). Global time and date of event 20/01/21 / 2021-01-20 05:48:31 / January 20, 2021 @ 5:48 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -64.8806° West, 19.2095° North, depth 34 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 96 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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