A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 103 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (64 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.8267 West, latitude 19.3332 North, depth = 15 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/02/16 / 2016-02-27 23:01:12 / February 27, 2016 @ 11:01 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:01:12 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr16058028. Event ids that are associated: pr16058028.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 103 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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