A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 93 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (58 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/01/16 / 2016-01-06 03:28:33 / January 6, 2016 @ 3:28 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19 km (12 miles). Unique identifier: pr16006005. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16006005. Exact location, longitude -64.6865° West, latitude 19.2602° North, depth = 19 km. The temblor was detected at 23:28:33 / 11:28 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 93 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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