A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) was reported 116 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (72 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -65.0286° West, latitude 19.3865° North, depth = 49 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 13:34:28 / February 11, 2021 @ 1:34 pm. Id of earthquake: pr2021042011. Event ids that are associated: pr2021042011. The temblor was reported at 13:34:28 / 1:34 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seventy-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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