A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 98 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (61 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Exact location of event, depth 13 km, -64.8848° West, 19.2737° North. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:19:23 / 4:19 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr17105039. Event ids that are associated: pr17105039. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/04/17 / 2017-04-15 08:19:23 / April 15, 2017 @ 8:19 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days eighty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 98 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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