A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 96 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (60 miles). Exact location of event, depth 12 km, -64.5475° West, 19.2821° North. Unique identifier: pr16005007. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16005007. The temblor was picked up at 04:11:14 / 4:11 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/01/16 / 2016-01-05 08:11:14 / January 5, 2016 @ 8:11 am.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 96 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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