A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 86 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (53 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -64.7303 West, latitude 19.1919 North, depth = 24 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:44:51 / 2:44 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr16146010. Unique identifier: pr16146010. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24 km (15 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/05/16 / 2016-05-25 06:44:51 / May 25, 2016 @ 6:44 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 86 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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