A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 128 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (80 miles). Event id: pr17047000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17047000. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:19:00 / 3:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/02/17 / 2017-02-16 07:19:00 / February 16, 2017 @ 7:19 am. Exact location of event, longitude -64.8385 West, latitude 19.555 North, depth = 60 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 128 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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