A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 119 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (74 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 22:50:45 / 10:50 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr17056001. Unique identifier: pr17056001. Exact location, longitude -64.9596° West, latitude 19.4503° North, depth = 41 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/02/17 / 2017-02-25 02:50:45 / February 25, 2017 @ 2:50 am.
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 three, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: 119 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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