A minor earthquake magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 97 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands (60 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2021039002. Unique identifier: pr2021039002. The temblor was detected at 09:06:52 / 9:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 46 km, -64.709° West, 19.204° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 09:06:52 / February 8, 2021 @ 9:06 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days ninety-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-five 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 97 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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