A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 86 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (53 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16007038. Id of event: pr16007038. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 17:20:42 / January 7, 2016 @ 5:20 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.6449 West, latitude 19.1952 North, depth = 16 km. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:20:42 / 1:20 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16 km (10 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days eighty-eight and in the last 365 days six hundred 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 86 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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