A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16094001. Id of event: pr16094001. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:05:43 / 7:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.8861 West, latitude 19.1044 North, depth = 15 km. Global time and date of event 03/04/16 / 2016-04-03 11:05:43 / April 3, 2016 @ 11:05 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Road Town, Tortola. Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days seven hundred and one 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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