A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 82 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (51 miles). Exact location, longitude -64.7405° West, latitude 19.1494° North, depth = 45 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 45 km (28 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:56:17 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/04/17 / 2017-04-16 05:56:17 / April 16, 2017 @ 5:56 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17106027. Id of event: pr17106027.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days ninety-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 82 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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