A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 122 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (76 miles). Exact location, longitude -64.8489° West, latitude 19.4969° North, depth = 14 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:36:27 / 1:36 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/04/16 / 2016-04-15 05:36:27 / April 15, 2016 @ 5:36 am. Unique identifier: pr16106002. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16106002.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 122 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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