A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 102 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (63 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.85 West, latitude 19.3185 North, depth = 39 km. Unique identifier: pr16059006. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16059006. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:14:23 / 12:14 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39 km (24 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/02/16 / 2016-02-28 04:14:23 / February 28, 2016 @ 4:14 am.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 102 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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