A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 98 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (61 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/04/16 / 2016-04-16 07:46:45 / April 16, 2016 @ 7:46 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 78 km (48 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -64.4811° West, 19.3008° North, depth 78 km. The temblor was detected at 03:46:45 / 3:46 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr16107003. Unique identifier: pr16107003.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 98 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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