A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 114 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (71 miles). Exact location of event, depth 66 km, -64.755° West, 19.4449° North. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:29:39 / 10:29 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66 km (41 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/04/16 / 2016-04-14 14:29:39 / April 14, 2016 @ 2:29 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16105033. Id of event: pr16105033.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-three 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 114 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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