A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/04/17 / 2017-04-15 17:13:32 / April 15, 2017 @ 5:13 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 58 km (36 miles). Exact location, longitude -64.6865° West, latitude 19.1156° North, depth = 58 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:13:32 / 1:13 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: pr17105055. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17105055.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Close country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days eighty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 77 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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