A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 84 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (52 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:25:32 / 8:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/04/16 / 2016-04-09 12:25:32 / April 9, 2016 @ 12:25 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16100010. Id of event: pr16100010. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -64.8691 West, latitude 19.1455 North, depth = 41 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days seven hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 84 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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