A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from The Valley in Anguilla. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/03/17 / 2017-03-09 06:45:28 / March 9, 2017 @ 6:45 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: pr17068002, us100087wj. Unique identifier: us100087wj. The temblor was reported at 02:45:28 / 2:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 115.44 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -63.4493 West, latitude 18.7516 North, depth = 115.44 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was The Valley (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from The Valley (c. 2 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Anguilla (c. 13 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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