A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 102 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (63 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.8961 West, latitude 19.3068 North, depth = 53 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr16058029. Unique identifier: pr16058029. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/02/16 / 2016-02-27 23:11:23 / February 27, 2016 @ 11:11 pm. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:11:23 / 7:11 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 102 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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