A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 137 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (85 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:11:05 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 46 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr16268000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16268000. Exact location of earthquake, -64.7472° West, 19.652° North, depth 46 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/09/16 / 2016-09-24 02:11:05 / September 24, 2016 @ 2:11 am.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 137 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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