A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 87 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (54 miles). Event id: pr17058004. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17058004. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 08:09:09 / 8:09 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/02/17 / 2017-02-27 12:09:09 / February 27, 2017 @ 12:09 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.7772 West, latitude 19.1961 North, depth = 34 km.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-seven 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 87 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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