A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 94 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (58 miles). Id of earthquake: pr15297003. Event ids that are associated: pr15297003. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -64.7536° West, latitude 19.2577° North, depth = 23 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/10/15 / 2015-10-24 08:11:21 / October 24, 2015 @ 8:11 am. The temblor was picked up at 04:11:21 / 4:11 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 94 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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