A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 95 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (59 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/02/16 / 2016-02-25 08:47:39 / February 25, 2016 @ 8:47 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -64.397° West, 19.2539° North, depth 31 km. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:47:39 / 4:47 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr16056004. Unique identifier: pr16056004.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 95 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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