A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 98 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (61 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.8888 West, latitude 19.2716 North, depth = 34 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/02/17 / 2017-02-25 09:08:57 / February 25, 2017 @ 9:08 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34 km (21 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:08:57 / 5:08 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr17056025. Event ids that are associated: pr17056025.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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: 98 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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