A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 89 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (55 miles). Exact location of event, depth 24 km, -64.6725° West, 19.2194° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 24 km (15 miles). Event id: pr16146001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16146001. Global time and date of event 25/05/16 / 2016-05-25 05:30:36 / May 25, 2016 @ 5:30 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 01:30:36 / 1:30 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 89 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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