A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 90 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (56 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -64.7955 West, latitude 19.2152 North, depth = 52 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 52 km (32 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/02/16 / 2016-02-27 12:52:49 / February 27, 2016 @ 12:52 pm. The temblor was reported at 08:52:49 / 8:52 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr16058018. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16058018.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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: 90 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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