A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 90 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (56 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/05/16 / 2016-05-27 02:38:43 / May 27, 2016 @ 2:38 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -64.7429° West, 19.2255° North, depth 47 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47 km (29 miles). Id of earthquake: pr16148000. Event ids that are associated: pr16148000. The temblor was picked up at 22:38:43 / 10:38 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days seven hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 90 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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