A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 112 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (70 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location, longitude -64.8913° West, latitude 19.36° North, depth = 35 km. Global time and date of event 27/02/21 / 2021-02-27 01:05:25 / February 27, 2021 @ 1:05 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000de1l. Id of event: us7000de1l. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:05:25 / 1:05 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ninety-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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