A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 87 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (54 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 46 km (29 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:03:02 / 8:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 46 km, -64.6204° West, 19.211° North. Global time and date of event 06/01/16 / 2016-01-06 12:03:02 / January 6, 2016 @ 12:03 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr16006028. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16006028.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days sixty and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 87 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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