A minor earthquake magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 103 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands (64 miles). Exact location of event, depth 44 km, -64.719° West, 19.2636° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 44 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/03/21 / 2021-03-14 05:07:23 / March 14, 2021 @ 5:07 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 05:07:23 / 5:07 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2021073005. Event ids that are associated: pr2021073005.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 103 km N of Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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