A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 83 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (52 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -64.597° West, 19.1725° North, depth 30 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: pr15303004. Ids that are associated to the event: pr15303004. The temblor was detected at 02:56:25 / 2:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/10/15 / 2015-10-30 06:56:25 / October 30, 2015 @ 6:56 am.
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 five, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 83 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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