A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 87 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (54 miles) on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/02/17 / 2017-02-01 00:28:37 / February 1, 2017 @ 12:28 am. Exact location of event, longitude -64.6315 West, latitude 19.2115 North, depth = 32 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32 km (20 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:28:37 / 8:28 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr17032000. Event ids that are associated: pr17032000.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 two, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 87 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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