A minor earthquake magnitude 3.58 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 96 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (60 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/02/21 / 2021-02-06 07:14:09 / February 6, 2021 @ 7:14 am. Exact location of earthquake, -64.802° West, 19.2061° North, depth 30 km. Event id: pr2021037004. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000df2p, pr2021037004. The temblor was detected at 07:14:09 / 7:14 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days seventy-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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