A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. The epicenter was at a depth of 64 km (40 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -64.8096 West, latitude 19.0797 North, depth = 64 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/02/17 / 2017-02-25 03:06:03 / February 25, 2017 @ 3:06 am. The temblor was picked up at 23:06:03 / 11:06 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr17056006. Ids that are associated to the event: pr17056006.
Close country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 76 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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