A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 87 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (54 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.4363 West, latitude 19.1912 North, depth = 44 km. Unique identifier: pr16113000. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16113000. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:41:48 / 9:41 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/04/16 / 2016-04-22 01:41:48 / April 22, 2016 @ 1:41 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days six hundred and twenty-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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 87 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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