A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 96 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (60 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/03/17 / 2017-03-18 22:00:41 / March 18, 2017 @ 10:00 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 29 km (18 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:00:41 / 6:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -64.851 West, latitude 19.2549 North, depth = 29 km. Event id: pr17077004. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17077004.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel the quake?
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: 96 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.