A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 84 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (52 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 21:11:08 / January 8, 2016 @ 9:11 pm. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:11:08 / 5:11 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr16008009. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16008009. The epicenter was at a depth of 52 km (32 miles). Exact location of event, depth 52 km, -64.6136° West, 19.1793° North.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days sixty-six, in the past 30 days ninety and in the last 365 days six hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 84 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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