A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 84 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (52 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16053003. Id of event: pr16053003. The epicenter was at a depth of 69 km (43 miles). Global time and date of event 22/02/16 / 2016-02-22 14:15:05 / February 22, 2016 @ 2:15 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 10:15:05 / 10:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.4895 West, latitude 19.172 North, depth = 69 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days six hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 84 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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