A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from The Valley in Anguilla. The temblor was picked up at 02:45:29 / 2:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -63.5849° West, 18.7376° North, depth 126 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 126 km (78 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr17068002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17068002. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/03/17 / 2017-03-09 06:45:29 / March 9, 2017 @ 6:45 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Anguilla (c. 13 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was The Valley. Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from The Valley (c. 2 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 80 km NW of The Valley, Anguilla. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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