A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. Global time and date of event 25/12/15 / 2015-12-25 08:29:03 / December 25, 2015 @ 8:29 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: pr15359003. Unique identifier: pr15359003. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.0187 West, latitude 18.5391 North, depth = 63 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 63 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:29:03 / 4:29 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Road Town, Tortola.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 64 km ENE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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