A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 98 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (61 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16018005. Id of event: pr16018005. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:46:54 / 7:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/01/16 / 2016-01-18 23:46:54 / January 18, 2016 @ 11:46 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 56 km (35 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -64.6514 West, latitude 19.3104 North, depth = 56 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and four and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 98 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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