A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 86 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (53 miles) on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr15297007. Id of event: pr15297007. Exact location of earthquake, -64.7174° West, 19.193° North, depth 64 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64 km (40 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:33:21 / 5:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/10/15 / 2015-10-24 09:33:21 / October 24, 2015 @ 9:33 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 86 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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