A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 92 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (57 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:46:43 / 11:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/02/17 / 2017-02-25 03:46:43 / February 25, 2017 @ 3:46 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -64.81 West, latitude 19.2283 North, depth = 44 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 44 km (27 miles). Event id: pr17056016. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17056016.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days fourty-three 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 92 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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