A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 86 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (53 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/02/21 / 2021-02-06 08:31:27 / February 6, 2021 @ 8:31 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:31:27 / 8:31 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000df3d. Event ids that are associated: us6000df3d. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -64.8631° West, 19.1223° North, depth 35 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days seventy-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 86 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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