A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 85 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (53 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:05:35 / 2:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.7425 West, latitude 19.1823 North, depth = 36 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 36 km (22 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/04/17 / 2017-04-15 06:05:35 / April 15, 2017 @ 6:05 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17105028. Id of event: pr17105028.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days eighty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 85 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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