A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 89 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (55 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:45:20 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr17056015. Event ids that are associated: pr17056015. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/02/17 / 2017-02-25 03:45:20 / February 25, 2017 @ 3:45 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 57 km (35 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.7922 West, latitude 19.2085 North, depth = 57 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 89 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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