A minor earthquake magnitude 3.55 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 125 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (78 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/03/21 / 2021-03-03 21:10:47 / March 3, 2021 @ 9:10 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 21:10:47 / 9:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 24 km, -64.7765° West, 19.465° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021062008. Id of event: pr2021062008.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eighty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 125 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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