A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/10/15 / 2015-10-30 10:14:20 / October 30, 2015 @ 10:14 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 06:14:20 / 6:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.6345 West, latitude 19.1875 North, depth = 25 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr15303015. Unique identifier: pr15303015.
Close country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 83 km (52 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tortola.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-eight 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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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: 85 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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