A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 87 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (54 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/04/17 / 2017-04-14 03:05:51 / April 14, 2017 @ 3:05 am. Exact location of event, longitude -64.6317 West, latitude 19.2061 North, depth = 6 km. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:05:51 / 11:05 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Unique identifier: pr17104001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr17104001.
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 four, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fifty-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 87 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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