A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.35 (ml/mb) was reported 106 km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (66 miles) on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021050001. Id of event: pr2021050001. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/02/21 / 2021-02-19 02:07:47 / February 19, 2021 @ 2:07 am. Exact location, longitude -65.1343° West, latitude 19.2813° North, depth = 28 km. The 3.35-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:07:47 / 2:07 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-nine 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.
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