A minor earthquake magnitude 3.34 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 95 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (59 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dfhe, pr2021039000. Unique identifier: pr2021039000. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 02:37:03 / February 8, 2021 @ 2:37 am. The 3.34-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:37:03 / 2:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 38 km, -64.8571° West, 19.2038° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 38 km (24 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fifty-one, in the past 30 days ninety-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 95 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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