A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 101 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands (63 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:24:00 / 9:24 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/03/21 / 2021-03-13 21:24:00 / March 13, 2021 @ 9:24 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -64.735 West, latitude 19.2439 North, depth = 35 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dj5n. Unique identifier: us7000dj5n.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 101 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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