A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 88 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (55 miles) on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr16356000. Unique identifier: pr16356000. Exact location, longitude -64.9237° West, latitude 19.1585° North, depth = 24 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24 km (15 miles). The temblor was reported at 20:26:41 / 8:26 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/12/16 / 2016-12-21 00:26:41 / December 21, 2016 @ 12:26 am.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 88 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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