A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 114 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (71 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 31 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 08:49:46 / 8:49 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16105023. Id of event: pr16105023. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.873 West, latitude 19.4235 North, depth = 31 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/04/16 / 2016-04-14 12:49:46 / April 14, 2016 @ 12:49 pm.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 114 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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