A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 98 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (61 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 48 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 09:49:16 / 9:49 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr15302007. Unique identifier: pr15302007. Exact location of event, depth 48 km, -64.8375° West, 19.2838° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/10/15 / 2015-10-29 13:49:16 / October 29, 2015 @ 1:49 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 98 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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