A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 95 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (59 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/05/16 / 2016-05-27 04:12:26 / May 27, 2016 @ 4:12 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 31 km (19 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:12:26 / 12:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -64.7806° West, 19.2623° North, depth 31 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16148005. Id of event: pr16148005.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days seven hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 95 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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