A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 97 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (60 miles). Id of earthquake: pr16009018. Event ids that are associated: pr16009018. Global time and date of event 09/01/16 / 2016-01-09 18:32:08 / January 9, 2016 @ 6:32 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 14:32:08 / 2:32 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -64.6449 West, latitude 19.301 North, depth = 37 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seventy-one, in the past 30 days ninety-three and in the last 365 days six hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 97 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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