A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 161 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (100 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -64.1966° West, 19.8192° North, depth 61 km. Event id: pr17027006. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17027006. The temblor was detected at 11:19:19 / 11:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 61 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/01/17 / 2017-01-27 15:19:19 / January 27, 2017 @ 3:19 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 161 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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