A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 87 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (54 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38 km (24 miles). The temblor was reported at 13:52:49 / 1:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -64.5925 West, latitude 19.2049 North, depth = 38 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16014009. Id of event: pr16014009. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 17:52:49 / January 14, 2016 @ 5:52 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seventy-eight, in the past 30 days ninety-eight and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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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