A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 106 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (66 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/04/17 / 2017-04-15 14:26:04 / April 15, 2017 @ 2:26 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 99 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr17105052. Event ids that are associated: pr17105052. The temblor was detected at 10:26:04 / 10:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.1768 West, latitude 19.2816 North, depth = 99 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days sixty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 106 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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