A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands on Monday. Id of earthquake: pr16032006. Event ids that are associated: pr16032006. The temblor was reported at 09:25:16 / 9:25 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 01/02/16 / 2016-02-01 13:25:16 / February 1, 2016 @ 1:25 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 36 km, -64.1317° West, 18.2532° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 36 km (22 miles).
Nearby country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cruz Bay, Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 54 km ESE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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