A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 124 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (77 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: pr15204000. Ids that are associated to the event: pr15204000. Global time and date of event 23/07/15 / 2015-07-23 01:57:32 / July 23, 2015 @ 1:57 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 50 km, -64.5795° West, 19.538° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 21:57:32 / 9:57 pm (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 124 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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