A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 95 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (59 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 03:13:23 / 3:13 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 51 km (32 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 07:13:23 / January 24, 2016 @ 7:13 am. Exact location, longitude -64.731° West, latitude 19.2737° North, depth = 51 km. Id of earthquake: pr16024002. Event ids that are associated: pr16024002.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and seven and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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: 95 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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