A minor earthquake magnitude 3.49 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 100 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (62 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -64.905° West, latitude 19.2535° North, depth = 35 km. The 3.49-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:24:39 / 11:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 23:24:39 / February 10, 2021 @ 11:24 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr2021041014. Event ids that are associated: pr2021041014.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seventy-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 100 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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