A minor earthquake magnitude 3.46 (ml/mb) strikes 102 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (63 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: pr2021020005. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2021020005. The epicenter was at a depth of 37 km (23 miles). The temblor was detected at 05:18:55 / 5:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -65.0373° West, 19.2666° North, depth 37 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/01/21 / 2021-01-20 05:18:55 / January 20, 2021 @ 5:18 am.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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