A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 99 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (62 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -64.823 West, latitude 19.2915 North, depth = 34 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/04/17 / 2017-04-19 02:32:22 / April 19, 2017 @ 2:32 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17109000. Id of event: pr17109000. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:32:22 / 10:32 pm (local time epicenter).
Each 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 one, 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-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 99 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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