A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 90 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (56 miles). The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:32:18 / 9:32 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 29 km (18 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/02/16 / 2016-02-14 13:32:18 / February 14, 2016 @ 1:32 pm. Exact location of event, depth 29 km, -64.5289° West, 19.2325° North. All ids that are associated to the event: pr16045005. Unique identifier: pr16045005.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 eleven, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days six hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 90 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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