A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 87 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (54 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.6228 West, latitude 19.2052 North, depth = 50 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/04/17 / 2017-04-14 06:33:08 / April 14, 2017 @ 6:33 am. All ids that are associated to the event: pr17104022. Unique identifier: pr17104022. The temblor was detected at 02:33:08 / 2:33 am (local time epicenter).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days sixty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 87 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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