A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 89 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (55 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -64.7987° West, 19.2047° North, depth 37 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/03/17 / 2017-03-19 00:18:47 / March 19, 2017 @ 12:18 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 37 km (23 miles). Id of earthquake: pr17078000. Event ids that are associated: pr17078000. The temblor was picked up at 20:18:47 / 8:18 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 89 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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