A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 93 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (58 miles). The temblor was picked up at 22:13:01 / 10:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr16100000. Event ids that are associated: pr16100000. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/04/16 / 2016-04-09 02:13:01 / April 9, 2016 @ 2:13 am. Exact location of event, longitude -64.5802 West, latitude 19.2579 North, depth = 18 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-three 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 93 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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