A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 93 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (58 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:35:16 / 10:35 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/04/17 / 2017-04-17 02:35:16 / April 17, 2017 @ 2:35 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr17107019. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17107019. Exact location of event, depth 45 km, -64.7926° West, 19.246° North.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days one hundred and five and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 93 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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