A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 106 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (66 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/02/17 / 2017-02-19 12:44:32 / February 19, 2017 @ 12:44 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr17050005. Event ids that are associated: pr17050005. The epicenter was at a depth of 67 km (42 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:44:32 / 8:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 67 km, -64.3967° West, 19.353° North.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 106 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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