CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit five miles southwest of St. Thomas at 3:24 today, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The moderate quake struck 2.5 miles underground at 18.285°N 64.986°W, according to the USGS.
“Wow, I didn’t feel anything here on St Thomas,” Danielle Vanessa Lief said.
“Whoa! That’s a decent sized one,” Tammi Sweigart Blanscet said.
“Slept through that one,” CJ Fey said.
There has been one earthquake in the past 24 hours in St. Thomas; eight earthquakes in the past seven days off St. Thomas; 16 earthquakes in the past 30 days and 234 earthquakes in the past 365 days.