A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 100 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (62 miles). Event id: pr16059002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16059002. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/02/16 / 2016-02-28 03:22:13 / February 28, 2016 @ 3:22 am. The temblor was detected at 23:22:13 / 11:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -64.803 West, latitude 19.3026 North, depth = 52 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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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