A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 90 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (56 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48 km (30 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.7875 West, latitude 19.2154 North, depth = 48 km. Global time and date of event 19/05/16 / 2016-05-19 04:55:41 / May 19, 2016 @ 4:55 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: pr16140002. Unique identifier: pr16140002. The temblor was picked up at 00:55:41 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days seven hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 90 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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