A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 86 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (53 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17057000. Id of event: pr17057000. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 44 km, -64.7555° West, 19.1881° North. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:12:12 / 12:12 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 26/02/17 / 2017-02-26 04:12:12 / February 26, 2017 @ 4:12 am UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. 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: 86 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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