A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 103 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (64 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:12:46 / 3:12 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr17107024. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17107024. Exact location of event, longitude -64.7935 West, latitude 19.336 North, depth = 50 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/04/17 / 2017-04-17 07:12:46 / April 17, 2017 @ 7:12 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days sixty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 103 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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