A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 114 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (71 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 40 km (25 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/01/16 / 2016-01-29 06:44:38 / January 29, 2016 @ 6:44 am. Exact location of earthquake, -64.8247° West, 19.429° North, depth 40 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:44:38 / 2:44 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr16029001. Unique identifier: pr16029001.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days one hundred and eight and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 114 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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