A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 100 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (62 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:26:34 / 11:26 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr16059004. Unique identifier: pr16059004. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -64.7693 West, latitude 19.3174 North, depth = 41 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/02/16 / 2016-02-28 03:26:34 / February 28, 2016 @ 3:26 am.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 100 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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