A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 127 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (79 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -64.8585 West, latitude 19.5492 North, depth = 42 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:24:14 / 9:24 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr17087000. Event ids that are associated: pr17087000. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 42 km (26 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/03/17 / 2017-03-28 01:24:14 / March 28, 2017 @ 1:24 am.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 127 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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