A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 124 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (77 miles). Id of earthquake: pr16016010. Event ids that are associated: pr16016010. Exact location of event, longitude -64.3693 West, latitude 19.5189 North, depth = 59 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/01/16 / 2016-01-16 20:48:59 / January 16, 2016 @ 8:48 pm. The temblor was picked up at 16:48:59 / 4:48 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59 km (37 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fifty-six, in the past 30 days ninety-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 124 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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