A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 119 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (74 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr16105029. Unique identifier: pr16105029. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29 km (18 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:05:25 / 9:05 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/04/16 / 2016-04-14 13:05:25 / April 14, 2016 @ 1:05 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.8052 West, latitude 19.4808 North, depth = 29 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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: 119 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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